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An attack on California solar benefits that affects us all | Johanna Neumann

From an investors’ perspective, what’s afoot in California spells trouble not only for the Golden State but also for the rest of the nation

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The Clean Energy Home Series (Part 1): What is a heat pump? | Brynn Furey

A series on how to electrify your home and transition to appliances that can run on renewable energy

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Report | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

Lead in the Water

Lead is highly toxic, especially for children. Since the crisis in Flint, Michigan, many communities across the country have tested for and found lead in their drinking water - even in schools, where our children go to learn and play each day. Both state and city law require lead testing in Philadelphia schools, but the testing process has been slow and remains incomplete. Four years into the District's testing process, only 29% of public schools have been tested and the results posted publicly.

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

New Study: Lead contamination common in Philly school drinking water

PHILADELPHIA -- PennPIRG Education Fund, the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center and the Black Church Center for Justice and Equality (BCC) released a new report Wednesday reviewing data on self-reported samples for lead in drinking water from 65 Philadelphia public schools. Lead in the Water showed that 98% of the Philadelphia public schools tested had drinking water samples contaminated with lead, and 61% of all outlets tested across the district were tainted with lead. Outlets include water fountains, kitchen faucets, hydration stations, and classroom and bathroom sinks.

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