Report: Newark Declined Feds’ Help with Lead Crisis in 2003

“Newark officials rejected the federal government’s help to combat lead contamination in school water supplies more than a decade ago, WNYC has learned. But some school workers said the safety protocols that Newark implemented were not followed consistently in the school system’s aging buildings,” according to a WNYC report.

Read the report here.

Report: Newark Declined Feds’ Help with Lead Crisis in 2003