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The US is making plans to replace all of its lead water pipes from coast to coast

The Biden administration has released a plan to accelerate the removal of lead water pipes and lead paint from U.S. homes. As a geochemist and environmental health researcher who has studied the heartbreaking effects of lead poisoning in children for decades, I am happy to see a lot of attention being paid to this silent killer, which disproportionately affects poor communities of color.

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