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Filters May Not Be Enough To Keep Flint Residents Safe

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On Friday federal officials warned Flint residents that water samples from more than two dozen locations have higher lead levels than can be treated by filters that have been widely distributed to deal with the city's contamination crisis. The staement underscores the need for all residents to have their water tested. Dr. Nicole Lurie of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the lead level in some Flint locations has exceeded 150 parts per billion.That is the level for which water filters are graded.

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