Lead Poisoning in Erie County and Buffalo

Number 27920
Subject Poison
Source Investigative Post
State New York
Year 2016
Publication Date Feb. 8, 25, March 10, May 3, Aug. 22, Oct. 18, 20, Nov. 7, 11
Summary Buffalo’s lead poisoning problem due to old housing stock and water utilities is getting out of hand. Investigative Post found that both the Erie County Water Authority and the Buffalo Water Board cut corners in their lead sampling programs for drinking water.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Keywords poison; lead; water
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