Feds mum as report reveals Brooklyn children testing positive for blood lead levels at rate higher than in Flint

Feds mum as report reveals Brooklyn children testing positive for blood lead levels at rate higher than in Flint

In the face of a news report, revealing that children in Brooklyn are testing positive for blood lead levels higher than children in Flint, Michigan, the U.S. Attorney's Office has refused to release any information about its protracted investigation into physical condition standards in public housing that are suspected of exposing children to lead.

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In wake of public housing and drinking water tragedies elsewhere, prosecutors remain mum about NYCHA investigation

In wake of public housing and drinking water tragedies elsewhere, prosecutors remain mum about NYCHA investigation

As repercussions over the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, lead to criminal charges against public officials and as a deadly fire in a public housing apartment building in London leads to calls for a criminal investigation, Federal prosecutors in New York remain mum about the reported investigation into dangerous living conditions at NYCHA.

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Feds join NYCHA, City Hall in keeping lid on public housing sites that tested positive for lead

Feds join NYCHA, City Hall in keeping lid on public housing sites that tested positive for lead

Federal judicial officials, including a Federal judge and Federal prosecutors, have joined officials with NYCHA and City Hall to keep from identifying which public housing developments may have exposed residents to lead, including in drinking water.

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Preet Bharara's financial fraud and lead probe add to NYCHA's woes over class action mold abatement case

Preet Bharara's financial fraud and lead probe add to NYCHA's woes over class action mold abatement case

The investigation by the office of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara into possible false financial claims by New York City Housing Authority officials and lead poisoning of NYCHA residents escalate legal risks for the troubled housing authority facing budget shortfalls and already subject to a special master in a class action mold abatement case.

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