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The Clean Energy Home Series (Part 3): What are Electric and Induction Cooktops? | Brynn Furey

The third blog in a series on how to electrify your home and transition to appliances that can run on renewable energy

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The Clean Energy Home Series (Part 2): What is a heat pump water heater? | Johanna Neumann

The second edition in a series on how to electrify your home and transition to appliances that can run on renewable energy

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News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

New Study: Lead contamination exceedingly common in Atlantic County school drinking water

An overwhelming 92% of Atlantic County schools with available testing data had lead in their water at one or more taps, according to a new report released by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center and the Black Church Center for Justice and Equality (BCC) on Wednesday. The report also found that water from 45% of all faucets and fountains tested in Pleasantville and Galloway Township schools were tainted with lead. 

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Report | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Get the Lead Out: Contaminated Drinking Water in Atlantic County Schools

Our children need safe drinking water — especially at school. Unfortunately, lead has been contaminating drinking water at schools in New Jersey and across the country.  Our research found this contamination has been particularly pervasive in Atlantic County, with lead detected in 92% of schools in the county that provided testing data. Forty-five percent of the faucets and fountains tested in Pleasantville and Galloway Township schools had lead in their water. Fortunately, Atlantic County schools can prevent lead contamination and promote healthy hydration for our kids.

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