Neptune Project Wins Ashoka STEM for Changemaking Challenge

The Neptune Project has been selected for the 2020 Ahoka STEM for Changemaking Challenge! Sponsored by GM, the Neptune Project will receive...

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A Message from the Neptune Project

This edition of Neptune News is going to be a little different—I’m going to be talking from my own personal perspective. I started...

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Neptune Project Finalist for Westly Prize for Young Innovators

Eight finalists were selected from over a hundred applications for innovative work to solve a societal problem. Ananya started Neptune...

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‘Troubling’ audit reveals state failure to test millions of babies for toxic lead

State Auditor Elaine Howle found some 1.4 million toddlers enrolled in Medi-Cal had gone untested for lead exposure over the past decade,...

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Which faucets and fixtures have the lowest lead levels? California asks plumbing manufacturers.

In November, the California Water Board took an important step that should benefit anyone seeking to buy a new faucet, drinking water...

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Opinion: Following Flint, increase drinking water transparency

Drinking water advisories popping up every week from water utilities across the state reveal that lead in water plagues communities across...

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Kids removed from 12 city classrooms Friday over lead concerns

Twelve classrooms throughout the city were closed down Friday for lead abatement, according to the Department of Education…...

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Mayor Barrett plans to give millions from federal grant to help tackle Milwaukee’s lead problem

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Thousands of Milwaukee children have too much lead in their systems. On Sunday, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett...

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Flint’s Children Suffer in Class After Years of Drinking the Lead-Poisoned Water

The city’s schools, stretched even before the lead crisis, are struggling with demands for individualized education programs and...

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New E.P.A. Lead Standards Would Slow Replacement of Dangerous Pipes

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed new regulations on lead and copper in drinking water, updating a nearly...

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