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A sign outside St. Stephan's Church, where Newark residents gathered on July 17 to collect free water filters from volunteers.

Newark’s lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint’s. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong.

Tests have found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in Newark, New Jersey, due to corroding lead pipes.
A sign outside St. Stephan's Church, where Newark residents gathered on July 17 to collect free water filters from volunteers.

New Jersey’s largest city is distributing bottled water — another sign that its water crisis may be mirroring Flint

The EPA warned residents on Friday that water filters distributed by the city "may not be reliably effective" at removing lead.
A Newark mom holds her daughter while she receives an immunization.

A water crisis outside New York City has surpassed Flint, according to a pediatrician who helped uncover the Flint disaster

Flint pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha is calling attention to the crisis in Newark, where lead levels in water have exceeded the federal limit.

New Lakers teammate LeBron James inspires Kyle Kuzma on and off the court

This offseason, LeBron James opened a school for children at risk of falling behind in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. At 23 years old, Lakers teammate Kyle Kuzma dreams of someday having an equally profound impact on his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

Elon Musk’s $480,000 donation to Flint public schools will help provide students clean drinking water starting next year

Flint, Michigan, announced last week that Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation have donated $480,350 to provide Flint Community Schools (FCS) — the city's public school district — with water filtration systems for their water fountains.

One of Tesla’s largest shareholders is urging Elon Musk to simmer down and focus after a tumultuous few weeks

Pointing to what has been a tumultuous few weeks in Tesla CEO Elon Musk's orbit, Baillie Gifford, the automaker's fourth-largest shareholder, said it was looking for "peace and execution." Among Tesla's biggest challenges at the moment: ramping up production of its Model 3 sedan.
Residents of Flint, Michigan, have suffered from lead-poisoned water.

Elon Musk says he will help pay to fix the water in any house in Flint, Michigan, that exceeds federally accepted contamination levels

Elon Musk said on Wednesday that he would help pay to fix the water in every house in Flint, Michigan, that has lead contamination levels above federal guidelines. On Tuesday, Musk said he had already helped Flint, but he didn't elaborate.

Thousands of Flint residents could lose their homes over unpaid water bills

People in Flint are still a long way away from having potable tap water, but the city still wants them to pay their water bills.

People are furious at Nestlé for ‘rape’ of Michigan water source 120 miles from Flint

Nestlé's expansion of a bottled water plant in Michigan is sparking protests and calls for boycott.

‘We’re heading in the right direction’: Flint appears to be turning the corner on its massive water crisis

Marc Edwards, an expert on lead exposure, said that the quality of the city's drinking water has greatly improved since the city faced a water crisis.