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A 'teachable moment' from Flint crisis challenges adequacy of water oversight

“Lead in Flint is just the tip of the iceberg,” said Richard L. Jackson, who formerly oversaw CDC’s environmental health division.

Minnesota lawmakers hear a critique of Waukesha's bid for Great Lakes water

“I want people to understand this is not a universally loved idea in Wisconsin,” said state Rep. Cory Mason of Racine.

Flint crisis draws focus to lead levels, and adequacy of testing, across U.S.

Formerly ignored test results are receiving new scrutiny, and the adequacy of lead testing is itself facing new challenges.