PLACES IN THE U.S. WITH HIGHER LEAD LEVELS THAN FLINT

In Flint, 4.9 percent of children tested for lead turned out to have elevated levels. That’s inexcusable. But it’s a nationwide travesty. Here are other places with higher levels. (My column for more information: http://nyti.ms/22oVqOr
  1. In 2014 in New York State outside of New York City, the figure was 6.7 percent.
  2. In Pennsylvania, 8.5 percent.
  3. In the west side of Detroit, 20.3 percent in 2014.