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New law will see NJ’s lead pipes replaced over next decade

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka speaks at the Newark Health Department on Aug. 14, 2019

Every community water system throughout New Jersey would have six months to take stock of its lead service lines and replace them within 10 years--the same pipes found in communities like Newark, where hundreds of thousands of students were affected by high levels of the element found in drinking water at the city’s schools.

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