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North Carolina uses federal COVID funds to test for lead in public school drinking water

North Carolina is one of more than a dozen states that require public schools to test for lead in their drinking water. Now, the state is using federal money to pay for the testing and replace pipes or faucets if they find lead.

Liz Schlemmer of WUNC reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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