Newark Fights Push for More Bottled Water Amid Lead Troubles

New Jersey's largest city faced off in court against an environmental group seeking to force officials to expand the distribution of bottled water to more residents facing potentially high lead levels.

  • Published 15 August 2019

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city faced off in court Thursday against an environmental group seeking to force officials to expand the distribution of bottled water to more residents facing potentially high lead levels. The arguments in federal court came days after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ordered Newark to begin issuing bottled water to residents served by the city's largest water provider, the Pequannock Water Treatment Plant. Tens of thousands of bottles… Read at AP News