Lax Oversight Weakens Lead Testing of Water

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Lax Oversight Weakens Lead Testing of Water

Yanna Lambrinidou, PhD, anthropologist, civil and environmental engineering department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Glenn Page, general manager, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Marietta, GA.

Kathy, homeowner with elevated lead in her water, Roswell, GA.

Lewis Hays, manager, Watershed Compliance, Georgia Division of Environmental Protection, Atlanta.

Steve Stubblefield, water treatment operator, Lawrenceville, GA.

Allison, homeowner with elevated lead in her water, Sandy Springs, GA.

Renee Hepler, Roswell, GA.

Chris Rustin, DrPH, assistant professor, environmental health science, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

Dawn Harris-Young, press officer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta.

Kurt Anthony, general supervisor, water quality, Albany Utility Board, Albany, GA.

Danny Young, system manager, Notla Water Authority, Blairsville, GA.

Van Collins, assistant director of water and wastewater, Statesboro, GA.

Charlie McGugan, superintendent of wastewater, Demorest, GA.

Jeffrey Griffiths, MD, professor of public health and community medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston.

American Journal of Public Health, February 2016.

“Documents show Flint Filed False Reports about Testing Lead in Water,” MLive.com, Nov. 12, 2015.

Water testing records for 118 public water systems in Georgia.

“Charges dismissed against Flint water official,” Detroit News, May 4, 2017.

Kristi Shead, city manager, Demorest, GA.

Article source: http://www.webmd.com/special-reports/lead-dangers/20170612/lead-water-testing?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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