August 19, 2016
The following two articles highlight the recent discovery of elevated levels of lead in 32 schools within the St. Louis Public School District in St. Louis, Missouri. Private consultants tested all 72 of the district’s school buildings, and found 45 sources that exceeded EPA guidelines. All of the drinking water fountains with high lead levels have been shut off, with a handful of schools receiving bottled water as an alternative drinking source.
High Levels of Lead in St. Louis Schools- St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Elevated Levels of Lead Present in Water- kmov.com St. Louis