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Contaminated drinking water found in schools across the U.S.

A 10-month investigation by Garance Burke of the Associated Press has found unsafe levels of contaminants such as lead and pesticides in school drinking water in all 50 states.  "But the problem has gone largely unmonitored by the federal government, even as the number of water safety violations has multiplied." An interactive graphic allows the public to search for the thousands of schools in all 50 states that violated the Safe Drinking Water Act from 1998-2008 according to EPA data.

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