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Opinion: There is no excuse for allowing lead in children’s drinking water

Opinion: There is no excuse for allowing lead in children’s drinking water

By Rose McNulty  — @rose_mcnulty In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, cities around the country are testing their water and discovering that lead levels are unsafe. One such city is Newark, where test results last month showed that 30 schools were found to have high levels of lead in the drinking […]


Cleaning Up New Jersey’s Toxic Sites

Cleaning Up New Jersey’s Toxic Sites

Posted with permission from NJ News Commons By The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies & The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State What’s being done to clean up contamination across New Jersey? And how are residents being affected? Please join us for a discussion about the lingering […]


Student Environmental Reporting Contest

Student Environmental Reporting Contest

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Joining a wide array of politicians, scientists, activists, advocates, and religious leaders in recognizing the critical state of our environmental health, the Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies and Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University are making an open call for student journalism stories focused on the topic of […]


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