Lead in Drinking Water: Time for Zero Tolerance?

Lead in drinking water reared its head again in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Why are we worried about PFAS while lead service lines threaten to continue poisoning children?

As I write this column, I am recalling another incidence of lead in drinking water, this time in Benton Harbor, Michigan which, like Flint, is a poor community with a largely Black population.

Last September Michigan’s governor Gretchen Whitmer pledged to invest $200 million to...

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