May 5, 2017
By Kris Maher
(The Wall Street Journal) As its soot-filled skies cleared, this city built on the steel industry gained a reputation as one of the nation's most livable places. But it now has another environmental issue to contend with: It is one of several major American cities with lead levels in drinking water above the federal limit.
A total of seven U.S. water systems, which each serve more than 100,000 people, had lead concentrations above the federal action level of 15 parts per billion in recent months, according to Environmental Protection Agency data. They include Portland, Ore., and Providence, R.I., which both exceeded the limit at least one other time in the past five years...
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