Water

September 19, 2019 - 5:35 am
(1080 KRLD) - A study warns to stay away from airplane water. Dr. Charles Platkin, editor of Diet Detective and the executive director of Hunter College in New York City Food Policy Center at the City University of New York authored a survey which purports some of the water onboard isn't fit for...
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August 31, 2019 - 12:32 pm
A federal judge has ruled that New Jersey's largest city won't have to expand its bottled water program to include pregnant women or families with young children who aren't directly affected by elevated lead levels in drinking water.
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August 17, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Newark's large-scale bottled water distribution is continuing as officials try to understand the failure of two filters intended to eliminate lead from water.
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June 21, 2019 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Nassau County Executive Laura Curran issued a boil-water order to residents of Long Beach, instructing them that they should either boil their water before use or drink bottled water after discovery of strains of E. coli in the Long Beach water supply. Consumers of the City...
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April 22, 2019 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It looks like drinking water does more than keep children hydrated. A new study by the CDC says one out of every five kids who don't drink water at all, consume an extra 93 calories a day from sugary beverages like sports drinks, juice, and soda. Researchers believe it might...
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November 08, 2018 - 4:48 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The mayor of New Jersey's largest city is denouncing comparisons between high lead levels in his city's water and the crisis in Flint, Michigan. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said Thursday his administration is taking multiple steps to address the problem caused by aging lead water...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:08 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The deadline for a New York state council to report on recommended limits for several emerging contaminants in drinking water has passed without any regulations proposed. Instead, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday the state Drinking Water Quality Council will meet on Oct. 17...
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