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Environmental Groups Call on U.S. EPA to Investigate Potential Harms of Lead Telecom Cables

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Environmental Defense Fund, Below the Blue, and Clean Water Action submitted a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan today, calling on the agency to investigate the uncontrolled release of lead by more than 2,000 lead-sheathed telecom cables into water or surface soil across the nation. More than 300 of these cables are posing a threat to community drinking water sources.