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County controller criticizes PWSA’s lead plans

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner held a press conference Tuesday to criticize the PWSA's and the city's handling of Pittsburgh's lead issues. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

March 29, 2017

At a press conference in her Downtown office on Tuesday, Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner considered the scope of lead in Pittsburgh households’ water and called it like she sees it: a public health crisis. “One in four homes have lead lines, and the [Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Author...

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