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Hawaii to test for lead in public schools’ drinking water

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                                Thanks to a $222,000 grant from the U.S. government, the DOE will be conducting tests of public schools’ water systems.

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    Thanks to a $222,000 grant from the U.S. government, the DOE will be conducting tests of public schools’ water systems.

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                                Diana Felton

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    Diana Felton

The maximum level of lead in drinking water should be zero, because even very low exposures to the toxic heavy metal can cause nervous system damage, learning disabilities and other health problems in infants and children, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lead-in-drinking-water website. Read more

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