Tacoma is not the only U.S. city dealing with elevated lead levels in school buildings, and that’s why some members of Congress want stricter monitoring rules. This Feb. 4, 2016 photo shows the sinks at Eastern High School in Greentown, Ind., covered with trash bags to prevent students, staff and visitors from using the water due to concerns about lead levels above the federal action threshold.
Tacoma is not the only U.S. city dealing with elevated lead levels in school buildings, and that’s why some members of Congress want stricter monitoring rules. This Feb. 4, 2016 photo shows the sinks at Eastern High School in Greentown, Ind., covered with trash bags to prevent students, staff and visitors from using the water due to concerns about lead levels above the federal action threshold. Kelly Lafferty Gerber Associated Press file
Tacoma is not the only U.S. city dealing with elevated lead levels in school buildings, and that’s why some members of Congress want stricter monitoring rules. This Feb. 4, 2016 photo shows the sinks at Eastern High School in Greentown, Ind., covered with trash bags to prevent students, staff and visitors from using the water due to concerns about lead levels above the federal action threshold. Kelly Lafferty Gerber Associated Press file

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