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District's lead problem never was corrected

A Congressional investigative committee found that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention knowingly used flawed data to say that high lead levels in the District's drinking water did not pose a health risk to the public. A look at significant events from the past 10 years:


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Report on lead raises fears
Article | 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.

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