The Full Picture of Our Lead Problem


How NRDC spearheaded the solution to an “impossible” environmental problem and protected the health of millions of children.


If lead poisoning seems like a story from the past, think again: The toxic metal lingers in communities all over the United States.


Everything you need to know in order to fill a glass from your faucet with confidence.

Midwest Dispatch

Because it can take years before the government does anything about it.

NRDC in Action

These four NRDC lawyers would finish each other’s thoughts—at any odd hour of the day or night—in their quest to help victims of the city’s lead crisis.


Lots of people think drinking bottled water is safer. Is it?

On Location

Partnering with NRDC and ACLU, residents of this Michigan city took their local government to court in a battle for safe drinking water.

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