Posts Tagged "lead in water"

Congressional report prompts fear and anger over lead in D.C. water

Posted on May 24, 2010 in Health & Wellness

By Carol D. Leonnig Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 21, 2010 Federal and local political leaders, D.C. parents and health advocates reacted Thursday with a mixture of anger and fear to news that a federal agency misled them about the harm that lead in the District’s water had caused — and might still be causing. The furor came as a House investigative subcommittee released a report showing that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention knowingly used flawed data when telling D.C. residents that their health hadn’t been harmed by spikes in lead in the...

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