The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios


Taking Stock of Lead Poisoning In NY and NJ

Jenny Ye, producer for WNYC's Data News Team, Sarah Gonzalez, northern New Jersey enterprise reporter for WNYC and NJPR, and Scilla Alecci, investigative reporting fellow at the The Huffington Post, discuss the state of lead testing in the water supplies of local schools in New York City and Newark, New Jersey and the issue of lead paint poisoning, which still plagues poor neighborhoods and the children who live there.

Now: @thepapaya, @GonzalezSarahA, and @shirafu join to talk about lead paint poisoning + water. Tune in on @WNYC.

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) April 1, 2016


 2016-04-01  23m