lead

Northwestern University
The event marked four years after a state-appointed official made the ill-fated decision to switch Flint’s water source to the Flint River, which resulted in disastrous lead contamination.

A historical photograph of the West Calumet Housing Complex provided by the East Chicago Public Library for the Northwest Indiana Times.

Northwestern University
High lead and arsenic contamination has been plaguing East Chicago, Indiana, residential areas since at least the 1980s. Read about residents who have been affected by this crisis and their fight for recovery.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Most of us recycle bottles, cans, paper - the basics - but how many of us take the time to rebuild, repurpose and recycle the technology in our lives? The people of HacDC live that lifestyle every day.
We are exposed to hundreds of chemicals every day in household items that you might not expect to be potentially harmful, including non-stick cookware, plastic bags and bottles, and cleaning products. Under regulations that currently exist,... Read More