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NJ Requiring Schools to Test Water for Lead

NJ Requiring Schools to Test Water for Lead

All New Jersey public schools will be required to test for lead in their water supplies starting next school year. Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Christie Adds $10M to NJ Lead Cleanup Efforts

Christie Adds $10M to NJ Lead Cleanup Efforts

Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he's adding $10 million to New Jersey's efforts this year to remove lead-based paint from homes around the state. Read More

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Living With Lead: What Every Family Must Know

Living With Lead: What Every Family Must Know

Lead could be lurking in more places than local families realize. The NBC10 Investigators take an in-depth look into how this heavy metal could leave its lasting mark on families. Read More

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
Living with Lead: Enforcing Philly's Lead Law

Living with Lead: Enforcing Philly's Lead Law

On Thursday Philadelphia’s city council called for hearings in response to NBC10’s Mitch Blacher’s investigative reporting, which has revealed no one is enforcing the city’s landlord lead law.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Investigators: Lead Poisoning Signs and Symptoms

Investigators: Lead Poisoning Signs and Symptoms

Lead poisoning can cripple a child’s social skills and ability to learn. NBC10 Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher has the latest on New Jersey, including why the state did not stick to its plan to be proactive against lead contamination. He has the story.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016
Living With Lead Part 5: Protecting Your Children From Lead Poisoning

Living With Lead Part 5: Protecting Your Children From Lead Poisoning

In the final part of the NBC10 Investigators Living With Lead series, NBC10's Mitch Blacher shows you how to protect your children from lead poisoning.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016
Living With Lead Part 4: Lead Poisoning Cluster

Living With Lead Part 4: Lead Poisoning Cluster

NBC10’s investigative reporter Mitch Blacher goes deeper into the region's lead crisis in part-four of the week-long series.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Despite Law, Lead Rules Rarely Enforced in Philly

Despite Law, Lead Rules Rarely Enforced in Philly

Philadelphia has a law on the books requiring landlords to make their properties lead free. But the regulation is rarely enforced and no one has a good answer why. NBC10 investigative reporter Mitch Blacher reports as part of a special series: Living with Lead.

Monday, Mar 28, 2016
Living With Lead: Possible Dangers in Your Home

Living With Lead: Possible Dangers in Your Home

In the wake of the Flint, Michigan lead crisis, many are wondering what the levels are here in our community. The NBC10 Investigators are holding health officials accountable, uncovering why so many kids are living with lead poisoning. NBC10’s Mitch Blacher reports.

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