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Students’ science fair project brings to light lead levels in Yukon schools

Government working to ensure levels meet established guidelines

May 24, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Yukon – It took the efforts of a pair of Grade 8 students to prompt the territorial government to initiate a review into lead levels in Yukon schools. The students at Del Van Gorder School in Faro entered a science fair project, revealing lead was present in their school’s water. The Yukon government recently reviewed water testing from 2018 and 2019 – after the students’ science fair project – and have concluded further testing is required. CBC News report | READ MORE

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