California Bill Aims To Remove Lead From School Water

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California takes a significant step toward safeguarding children’s health. The State Assembly passed a bill targeting lead removal from school water sources. This move is critical as new data reveals high lead levels in childcare centers. Legislation Overview Assembly Bill 249 proposes stringent measures for lead in school water. It mandates lead testing in drinking … Read more

High Lead Levels Detected in California Child Care Centers

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Critical Findings Demand Immediate Attention Recent investigations in California have unveiled alarming levels of lead in drinking water at nearly 1,700 child care centers. This revelation highlights a significant health risk to the state’s youngest residents, necessitating urgent measures to ensure their safety. The initiative, propelled by Assembly Bill 2370, underscores the critical need for … Read more