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Environmental Groups Say Chicago Is Not Doing Enough On Dangerous Lead Problems

Chicago’s problem with lead in water is back in the news.

Yesterday the city stopped installing new water meters, after the mayor said she saw more data that showed they’re connected to dangerous spikes in lead levels in some homes. 

But how aggressively is the city looking at solutions? And is this latest move enough?

Josh Mogerman with the environmental group the Natural Resources Defense Council says no -- it’s not enough. He spoke with WBEZ's Melba Lara.

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