H2OFAIL

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Lead Pipes? Lessons From Cities Getting It Done

NPR’s Monica Eng uncovers some key takeaways that Chicago — and other cities with lead in their water systems — might find helpful if and when they finally decide to get the lead out.

H2OFAIL

Flint’s Water Crisis Spurs Other Cities To Remove Lead Pipes

Some cash-strapped Midwest cities are removing aging lead water pipes. Chicago, which has the largest inventory of lead pipes, hasn’t tackled the problem. What can it learn from the cities that have?

John L. Myers

John built the CCIJ website. A trained journalist, he now works primarily as a web designer with a focus on data visualization.

Gaming the Lottery

The Lottery Industry

Have you bought your lottery ticket? CCIJ’s Jeff Lowenstein tells The Academic Minute that win or lose, it could do more harm than good.