‘It’s On a Different Dimension’: Inside Africa’s Most Toxic City
Children in Kabwe, Zambia have an average of over 20 times more lead in their blood than the kids of Flint, Michigan, did during the height of the city's water crisis.
Half of Young, American Kids Have Lead in Their Blood, Study Finds
More than 50% of the 1.1 million kids younger than 6 that were tested had some level of lead in their blood, according to a study in JAMA Pediatrics.
Toxic Lead Threatened a Poor Kenyan Community Until Locals and Activists Fought Back
For people around the world, the right to a clean environment is also a human rights issue.
The 40-Year Fight to Clean Up One of America’s Most Polluted Projects
It was once dubbed "the toxic donut."
‘Historic’ Flint Manslaughter Charges Will Change How We Prosecute Environmental Crimes
Is this a tipping point for environmental law?
Flint Residents Filed a Lawsuit Against the EPA for More Than $700 Million
The latest water crisis lawsuit claims the federal agency knew about the issues with Flint's water back in 2014.
Thanksgiving in Flint: Turkey, Stuffing and Hundreds of Water Bottles
This family had to use 144 bottles of water to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Your City May Not Be Telling You That There’s Lead in Your Water
The Guardian’s investigation shows that in many cities across America, water-testing methods may underestimate levels of lead, thereby violating EPA guidelines, which were updated nine years ago.
Heavy Metal: Water Contaminated by Lead Is Poisoning Kids Across New Jersey
Lead is the material through which America's yawning economic inequities do their damage — and, in the Garden State, lead contamination remains a persistent problem.
What It's Like to Live Through Flint's Water Crisis When You Don't Speak English
For Flint's Spanish-speaking population, many of the warning signs about the lead water crisis have gone unnoticed.