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Cov neeg tshawb xyuas qhia txog Bridgit Bowden qhia txog Wisconsin Department Natural Resources txoj kev npaj kom muaj peev nyiaj rau cov nroog los hloov cov kav dej laus rau Wisconsin Cov Xov Xwm Zej Tsoom.

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Yog Poob Ntawm Cov Kais Dej yog ib txoj kev tshawb nrhiav kev pheej hmoo rau cov dej haus thoob plaws Wisconsin.

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Puas muaj teeb meem nrog koj cov dej zoo? Xa email rau peb ntawm tswv yim@wisconsinwatch.org.

Lub Xeev Department of Natural Resources tshaj tawm Wednesday nws yuav tsom rau thaj chaw tau nyiaj tsawg nrog $ 11.8 lab hauv cov nyiaj pab tshiab los hloov cov kav dej laus ua los ntawm cov hlau lead uas muab dej rau cov tsev.

Cov kev phom sij ntawm cov hmoov txhuas hauv cov dej haus tau hais qhia los ntawm kev kub ntxhov hauv Flint, Michigan, qhov twg corrosion los ntawm cov dej tshiab tau xa cov hmoov lead mus rau hauv tsev tsis zoo, ob npaug ntawm cov hmoov lead lom ntawm cov menyuam yaus. Lead exposure tau txuas mus rau lub hlwb irreversible puas tsuaj rau cov me nyuam, nchuav menyuam thiab lwm yam teeb meem kev noj qab haus huv.

DNR tau hais tias nws yuav ua kom tau nyiaj rau cov dej siv dej los pab lossis them rau kev hloov pauv cov tswv tsev 'ib feem ntawm cov kev pabcuam ua haujlwm uas khiav los ntawm txoj kab mus rau hauv tsev. Kev hloov ntawm cov ntu no yuav raug nqi txog $ 3,000 toj ib lub tsev, DNR tau hais.

Yam tsawg kawg 176,000 lub tsev thiab kev lag luam hauv Wisconsin tau txais dej los ntawm cov kab kev pabcuam, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism qhia nyob rau hauv Lub ob hlis ntuj.

Milwaukee muaj kwv yees li 70,000 txoj kab kev pabcuam, uas Milwaukee Water Works tau kwv yees yuav raug nqi ib nrab lab daus las los hloov. Madison xav tias yog tus thawj lub nroog hauv tebchaws los hloov tag nrho nws cov kev pabcuam ua haujlwm.

Hauv tsab ntawv tshaj tawm, DNR Tus Tuav Ntaub Ntawv Cathy Stepp tau hais tias lub chaw haujlwm lees paub tias tus nqi hloov pauv yog qhov cuam tshuam loj rau cov khoom siv hluav taws xob thiab cov tswv cuab ntiag tug ib yam nkaus. Qhov kev pab cuam no "muab txoj hauv kev zoo los ua kom muaj qhov sib txawv ntawm nyiaj txiag," nws hais.

Cov ntsiab lus ntawm qhov kev zov me nyuam tseem tab tom ua haujlwm, tab sis lub koom haum tau tshaj tawm tias cov zej zog uas muaj 50,000 tus neeg lossis tsawg dua tuaj yeem tau txais txog $ 300,000; Cov zej zog nruab nrab yuav tau txais txog $ 500,000 thiab Milwaukee tuaj yeem tsim nyog tau txog $ 750,000. Txoj haujlwm tau teem sijhawm pib Lub Xya Hli 1 thiab yuav rov ua dua tshiab hauv 2017 yog tias nws ua tiav, Stepp tau hais.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp, pom ntawm no nyob rau hauv daim duab 2015, tau tshaj tawm tias lub xeev yuav pib pab nyiaj los hloov cov kev pab cuam lead hauv Wisconsin cov zej zog "tsis zoo". Kate Golden / Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

cov qhov loj ntawm cov nyiaj pab yuav raug txiav txim los ntawm cov xwm txheej suav nrog cov nyiaj tau los hauv tsev neeg nruab nrab thiab cov nyiaj poob haujlwm.

Stepp tau hais tias qhov kev zov me nyuam tau ua tiav los ntawm kev txiav txim siab tsis ntev los no los ntawm US Environmental Protection Agency kom tso cai rau cov xeev siv tsoomfwv cov peev nyiaj los hloov cov kev pabcuam hauv cov khoom ntiag tug.

Txhawm rau xyuas seb koj lub tsev puas muaj cov kav dej txhuas, nrhiav cov yeeb nkab uas coj mus rau hauv koj lub tsev thiab txuas mus rau lub ntsuas dej, feem ntau tuaj txog hauv pem teb hauv qab daus. Siv ib lub taub hau taub hau los khawb cov yeeb nkab thiab tshem tawm cov av los yog deposits. Yog hais tias cov yeeb nkab yog ci iab hlau nyob rau hauv qhov chaw khawb, nws yog txhuas. Yog tias nws yog tooj liab, nws yog tooj liab. Thiab yog tias nws tseem npub, nws yog galvanized steel. Tsis tas li ntawd, cov hlau nplaum yuav lo rau cov hlau, tab sis nws yuav tsis lo rau cov hlau lead. Madison Water Utility

Lub Center Yog Poob Ntawm Cov Kais Dej series tau pom tias tam sim no tseem hwv cov cai tswj hwm kev tiv thaiv cov dej haus los ntawm cov hmoov txhuas tsis tuaj yeem tiv thaiv pej xeem kev noj qab haus huv. Lub Chaw pom tau hais tias cov kev coj mus kuaj feem ntau tsis pom qhov siab tshaj plaws ntawm cov hlau lead hauv cov neeg siv khoom hauv tsev, tsawg lub tsev raug coj mus kuaj, thiab cov uas yuav tsis nyob hauv cov zej zog feem ntau muaj kev pheej hmoo.

Kev tshawb nrhiav tseem pom tau tias yuav tsum tau siv cov khoom siv los hloov cov kev pabcuam txhuas tuaj yeem ua rau muaj kev phom sij txaus ntshai ntawm cov hlau lead tshwj tsis yog tus tswv tsev hloov pauv ib yam nkaus. Paub txog qhov xwm txheej tshwm sim los ntawm kev hloov cov yeeb nkab ib nrab, DNR tau hais tias cov nyiaj yuav raug siv rau tag nrho cov haujlwm hloov pauv.

Tus kws pab tswv yim Madison uas ua haujlwm nrog cov khoom siv dej los daws cov teeb meem hauv cov dej haus tau hais tias nws txaus siab pom DNR ua qhov "ua siab tawv." Abigail Cantor, tus kws tshaj lij tshuaj lom neeg nrog Cov Txheej Txheem Tshawb Fawb Txog Kev Tshawb Fawb, hais tias tus nqi tsis yog ib qho kev cuam tshuam rau tag nrho cov yeeb nkab hloov pauv. Kuj tseem muaj lus nug txog kev ua tswv cuab yuav daws tau.

"Nrog DNR cov lus tshaj tawm, nws zoo li cog lus tias Wisconsin tsoomfwv cov koomhaum yuav kov yeej ntau yam kev cuam tshuam los ua kom tiav cov kev pabcuam ua haujlwm hloov pauv qhov tseeb hauv peb lub xeev," nws hais.

Kev ua tsis tiav ntawm Faucet yog Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism kev tshawb nrhiav tsis tu ncua ntawm kev pheej hmoo rau Wisconsin cov dej haus. Lub koom haum nonprofit (www.WisconsinWatch.org) koom tes nrog Wisconsin Cov Xov Xwm Zej Tsoom, Wisconsin Cov Xov Xwm Rau Pej Xeem, lwm cov xov xwm tshaj tawm thiab UW-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Txhua yam haujlwm tsim, tshaj tawm, tshaj tawm lossis tshaj tawm los ntawm Lub Chaw tsis tas yuav cuam tshuam cov kev xav lossis kev xav ntawm UW-Madison lossis ib qho ntawm cov koom tes.

Rov luam tawm peb cov ntawv dawb, hauv online lossis luam tawm, raws li daim ntawv tso cai Creative Commons.

Nrov dab neeg los ntawm Wisconsin Watch

Dee J. Hall / Wisconsin SaibTswj Editor

Dee J. Hall, tus tsim ntawm Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, tau koom nrog cov neeg ua haujlwm ua tus tswj xyuas thaum Lub Rau Hli 2015. Nws yog lub luag haujlwm rau lub chaw haujlwm xov xwm txhua hnub. Nws tau ua haujlwm ntawm Wisconsin State Journal rau 24 xyoo ua tus editor thiab tus neeg sau xov xwm tsom mus rau cov haujlwm thiab kev tshawb nrhiav.

Ib xyoo 1982 kawm tiav ntawm Indiana University lub tsev kawm ntawv xov xwm, Hall tau tshaj tawm haujlwm ua haujlwm ntawm Lake County Star hauv Crown Point, Ind., The Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune, The Louisville (Ky.) Times thiab St. Petersburg (Fla. .) Sijhawm. Ua ntej nws rov qab mus rau nws lub nroog Madison hauv xyoo 1990, nws yog tus neeg sau xov xwm rau yim xyoo ntawm Arizona Republic cov ntawv xov xwm hauv Phoenix, uas nws tau hais txog tsoomfwv hauv nroog, tsev kawm ntawv thiab ib puag ncig. Thaum nws 35-xyoo kev sau ntawv xov xwm, Hall tau yeej ntau dua peb lub zos, xeev thiab lub teb chaws khoom plig rau nws txoj haujlwm, suav nrog xyoo 2001 State Journal kev tshawb nrhiav uas tau nthuav tawm $ 4 lab-xyoo-laus lub tshuab zais cia ua haujlwm los ntawm Wisconsin cov thawj coj tsim cai lij choj.