“Residents are paying a horrible price for Chicago ignoring overwhelming scientific evidence of health concerns,” said Marc Edwards, a Virginia Tech researcher who played a major role in uncovering lead hazards in Flint, Mich., last year and Washington, D.C., in 2003. “If they were honest about the dangers … it is at least possible the money could be found to do the job right.”

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Rick
4 years ago

I got an idea, they should raise the water rates to actually serve the water system for a change!

Mike
4 years ago

To what extent has lead from water and paint contributed to Chicago’s violence and education problems?

This article about lead in paint in Chicago residential buildings:
http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/high-lead-toxicity-in-chicago-public-schools/Content?oid=7819530