Gabriel Filippelli for The Conversation

Gabriel Filippelli for The Conversation

Chancellor's professor of Earth Sciences and executive director, Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute, IUPUI


The US is making plans to replace all of its lead water pipes from coast to coast

By: - December 21, 2021

The Biden administration has released a plan to accelerate removal of lead water pipes and lead paint from U.S. homes. As a geochemist and environmental health researcher who has studied the heartbreaking impacts of lead poisoning in children for decades, I am happy to see high-level attention paid to this silent killer, which disproportionately affects poor communities of color. Childhood […]