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We will work to strengthen vulnerable families and communities, and we will help to build and grow a stronger, healthier, and drug-free society. President Donald J. Trump

Manchester Community College – Manchester, New Hampshire: – 2:35 EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you to our First Lady, Melania, who has been so incredible. (Applause.) Thank you. And we are blessed to have you as our First Lady. Really are. It’s great to be back in the beautiful state of New Hampshire. (Applause.) I don’t know if you remember, but this is the first place I came…
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GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT DELIVERS ACTION PLAN FOR MAINTAINING THE SAFEST, HEALTHIEST AND STRONGEST COMMUNITIES AND SCHOOLS

Montpelier, VT: - Governor Phil Scott today delivered a memo to the Vermont Legislature, outlining short and long-term actions he’d like to work with the Legislature on to maintain the safest, healthiest and strongest communities and schools. Following delivery of the memo, available here, the Governor delivered the following statement at his weekly press conference. GOVERNOR SCOTT: Vermont is currently the healthiest and safest state…
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WATER DISASTERS – Lead Poison – Flow Beyond State Advisory Levels at Public Schools

Watch Video on How to Test - Montpelier, VT: - The State of Vermont Health Summary of Lead in Drinking Water Results for Ludlow Elementary School Okemo Valley indicates lead levels at twice the State Advisory rate for  running water in the school's kitchen sink, and 3 times the rate in water running from the locker room fountain. Chart below: Notes: 1. The Environmental Protection…
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Bennington VT Radioactive Drinking Water Level Triggers Testing

According to the Vermont Agency of Natural resource map, increased radionuclide levels in groundwater from particulate runoff and airborne particulate contaminated river sediment. Ground and surface uranium occurrences, and naturally occurring alpha radiation in drinking water. Testing Water is Advised.
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Water Disasters – Rutland VT Widespread Lead Contamination double Flint Michigan Crisis

LEAD HAZARDS AND LEAD POISONING Lead poisoning is a serious but preventable health problem. Lead is a highly toxic metal that has been commonly used in many household, industrial and automobile products—such as paint, solder, batteries, brass, car radiators, bullets, pottery, etc. Too much lead in the body, or lead poisoning, can cause serious and permanent health problems. Children and pregnant women are at special risk. The major source…
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WATER DISASTERS – Are Rocks Exposed During Mountain Development Causing Dead Rivers, Downstream Illness ?

COMMON DRINKING WATER CONTAMINANTS AND ISSUES IN VERMONT. Vermont’s bedrock contains naturally occurring elements such as radioactive elements (uranium, radium, and radon), iron, arsenic, and manganese. Nitrate is a compound that occurs naturally in water in low background amounts, while fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral. Some contaminants are human-made and enter water sources because of human activities. NATURAL DRINKING WATER CONTAMINANTS AND/OR ISSUES The Health…
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