EPA Begins More Thorough Tests Of Lead At East Chicago Housing ComplexInvestigators have begun examining tiny particles of dust at a northwest Indiana apartment complex contaminated with lead, to determine how widespread the problem is.
6 More Michigan Public Workers Charged In Flint Water CrisisSix current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over the lead contamination that alarmed parents across the country.
Aldermen Want Public Hearing On Lead In Water At CPSA group of Chicago aldermen has called for a public hearing to learn more about what’s being done to prevent Chicago Public Schools students from drinking water that might have been contaminated with lead.
More Chicago Homeowners Seeking Free Water Quality TestsThe lead contaminated water scandal in Flint, Michigan has prompted hundreds of Chicagoans to take advantage of a little known city service -- free water quality testing.
Lawsuit Alleges City Water Main Replacement Risked Widespread Lead PoisoningThe suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a Chicago couple and their neighbor, alleges drinking tap water in Chicago is “like a game of Russian roulette.”
South Side Church Shipping Thousands Of Bottles Of Water To FlintVolunteers were loading three tractor trailers with bottled water on Wednesday, so it could be shipped to Flint, Michigan, to help residents dealing with a water crisis.
High Levels Of Toxic Lead Found Near Elementary SchoolResidents in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood complained for years about metallic-tasting smoke rolling down their narrow streets but had little evidence it was harmful.