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Not Again!

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/28/2019 - 08:38

The Governor of New Jersey and Newark’s Mayor appear to be covering up the seriousness and health severity of lead poisoning. #WeThePeople have seen the exact same chain of events in Flint, Michigan.

While music superstars took to the stage during MTV’s Video Music Awards at Newark’s Prudential Center, protesters outside clashed with police, hoping to draw attention to Newark’s ongoing struggle for clean drinking water. Police thwarted activists, but dozens rushed a public plaza alongside the venue and heckled people waiting on line to get inside.

I Helped Expose the Lead Crisis in Flint. Here’s What Other Cities Should Do https://nyti.ms/30H5ljO

‪The lead crisis in Newark was years in the making. Did officials miss the warning signs? https://www.nj.com/essex/2019/08/the-lead-crisis-in-newark-was-years-in…

‪These pipes caused Newark water crisis. New law may replace them across N.J. https://www.nj.com/news/2019/08/these-pipes-caused-newark-water-crisis-…

‪Newark water | Letters https://www.nj.com/opinion/2019/08/trumps-doing-a-good-job-insurance-bi…

‪Newark lead water crisis: City council approves measure to replace pipes quickly https://abc7ny.com/newark-city-council-approves-measure-to-replace-pipe…