Lead exposure appears to increase when lead lines are partially replaced

As noted in prior posts, some urban water systems installed lead pipes many years ago, particularly on the distribution lines from mains into homes. Partial replacement of lead service lines has been promoted as one solution to the problem of lead-contaminated drinking water. However, recent data suggest...

California sets forth indicators of disproportionate impacts of climate change on environmental justice communities

To assist Cal-EPA with the examination of potential environmental justice concerns associated with climate change, Cal-EPA requested the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) [best known for its role in setting drinking water related Public Health Goals and in overseeing much of the...