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Bill would fund lead-testing of water in schools

Bill would fund lead-testing of water in schools
Posted at 10:51 AM, Mar 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-10 10:51:48-05
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Democratic Senator Charles Schumer has announced a bill that would provide funding for schools to test their water supplies for lead.
 
The legislation would allow schools to use $100 million in federal grants under the Environmental Protection Agency to test their water supplies. This legislation comes after two elementary schools in Ithaca found dangerous amounts of lead in their water.