EPA Aims To Remove Polluted Soil From 167 East Chicago HomesIn 2016, over 1,000 people were forced from the West Calumet Housing Complex after tests found high lead levels in blood samples from some children and some yards with lead levels over 70 times the U.S. safety standard.
EPA Now Lets You Download Reports On Local Water SystemThe Illinois EPA is now letting you download reports on your local water system, so you can look at the number of lead service lines.
EPA Turns To Judge For Lead-Testing At 9 NW Indiana HomesExposure to even low levels of lead can permanently damage a child's developing brain, affecting their IQ, ability to pay attention and academic achievement.
Chicago Residents Have Water Worries About Lead ContaminationThe city said its lines are safe, but questions remain about the lead service lines connecting homes to those city pipes.
"Worrisome" Levels Of Lead And Arsenic Found In Baby FoodA consumer advocacy group is advising parents to limit the amount of rice cereal their children eat, with an analysis finding troublesome amounts of potentially toxic chemicals such as arsenic and lead.
Chicago Lead Levels Leave Homeowners WorriedAs a property owner, you're on your own. And replacing lead service lines can cost thousands of dollars.
EPA Finds More Lead Contamination In Northwest IndianaThe Environmental Protection Agency has discovered more lead contamination in northwest Indiana.
EPA Begins The Removal Of Lead Contaminated Soil In East ChicagoThe Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday plans to remove lead and arsenic from the East Chicago USS Lead Superfund site.
More Bad News For Some East Chicago Residents: Lead In The WaterThe EPA has found that 18 out of 43 homes it recently tested had lead in the water. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
2 Investigators: Cost Of Replacing Lead Service Lines Is On Chicago Home OwnersOther cities have programs that help owners replace the dangerous material. Not Chicago. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Lead Found In Chicago Park District Water Fountains, SinksOfficials believe the lead in the Chicago Park District fountains and sinks could be caused by older, lead-based pipes.
More Than 200 East Chicago Homes Contain High Levels Of Lead, ArsenicMore than 400 homes in East Chicago, Indiana were tested, and more than 200 families learned their homes were contaminated with lead.
Indiana Lawmaker: East Chicago Lead Problem Mirrors Flint CrisisSaturday, hundreds of residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex showed up to a meeting to find out what happens next.
Lead Concerns Force East Chicago Kids To Change SchoolsHundreds of East Chicago, Ind. students have been forced to attend a new school because of lead contaminated soil at their old school.
East Chicago Child's Lead Results Come More Than A Year After TestingTwo-year-old Samira Allen's mom was notified in July of the dangerously high amount of lead in her blood more than a year after being tested at a state clinic, CBS2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.