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Lead detected in 80% of Allegheny County, Pa., water systems: Report

From:

Environmental Health News

Originally Published:

April 22, 2021

Excerpt:

PITTSBURGH—Lead was detected in 80 percent of water systems in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which encompasses Pittsburgh, in 2019, according to a new two-year analysis.

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