Lead poisoning has struck again, this time in Sebring, Ohio, according to the state environmental protection agency. As Flint, Michigan, continues the fight to get clean drinking water and to have their health issue dealt with, a similar battle appears to be brewing in the Buckeye State.
The Sebring, Ohio, water treatment plant operator has been accused to falsifying reports about lead levels, according to Ohio EPA investigators. Water quality testing conducted in the small Ohio village revealed that 28 homes in the had elevated lead levels. Schools have been closed in the town for safety reasons as additional testing is conducted, MSN reports. Exactly how long lead has been leaking from water pipes in the town remains unknown.
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