New Jersey governor unveils plan to fight lead in school drinking water

October 9, 2019 | CBS New York

New Jersey is expanding its fight against lead in drinking water statewide to make sure students are safe at school.

On Monday, Governor Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer announced a three-pronged approach to making sure all school children in New Jersey have access to clean, lead-free drinking water.

As a parent you hope it’s safe for your child to drink from school water fountains. That’s because lead in water is not just a Newark problem or an urban problem, it’s a New Jersey problem.

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