June 6, 2016 – WNYT
Advocates: Testing Drinking Water in Schools a Must
ALBANY – One lawmakers calls it “a no-brainer.” Another says its mind-boggling such a law doesn’t already exist. Many advocates say the bill is absolutely crucial. With all of that said, there is still no absolute guarantee that lead-testing legislation will pass in the next six days. When the Schenectady City School District found low levels of lead in their drinking water, it was because Superintendent Larry Spring saw crises in other parts of the country and he wanted to be proactive.