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EPA data shows lead in Pennsylvania water

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 10, 2016 9:32 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- An Associated Press analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data shows more than 100 water systems serving nearly 50,000 Pennsylvania residents have exceeded the federal lead standard at least once in the past three years.

The offenders include as many as 29 schools, as well as municipal water authorities, businesses, mobile home parks, assisted living centers and campgrounds.

All of the systems are small, supplying at the most a few thousand people with water.

The state regulates more than 3,000 water systems.

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