Lawmakers want to ensure there’s lead-free water at Florida public schools January 19, 2022

Florida Politics

“Many people in Florida just assume their children have safe access to drinking water while in school,” said Dr. Howard Kessler of Physicians for Social Responsibility Florida. “Our greatest struggle has been educating people to let them know that most districts in Florida still have toxic levels of lead poisoning in school drinking and cooking water. 2022 is the year to catch up to people’s assumptions and get the job done.”

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