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  • this is CNN 10 10 minutes down the middle explanation of international news and features. 2

  • I'm Carla Zeus. 3

  • Welcome, everyone watching around the world. 4

  • We're starting off the week in the largest city of New Jersey, a place where 14,000 households air now being offered bottled water because what's coming out of their taps might have been contaminated with lead. 5

  • This is a heavy metal exposure over time has been linked to heart and kidney problems, high blood pressure and irreversible brain damage to Children, which makes it particularly dangerous for them and pregnant mothers, doctors say. 6

  • Let is unsafe and drinking water at any level, though the U. 7

  • S government allows small amounts of it before requiring action to be taken. 8

  • Earlier this year, in the tap water of part of Newark, New Jersey, lead levels were found to be more than five times the government's limits, an environmental advocacy group says The lead levels here are among the highest in the United States. 9

  • City and state officials say they're taking steps to address the problem. 10

  • But residents of Newark say for years their leaders have denied there was one. 11

  • The city has to water treatment plants. 12

  • It says the water that leaves those plants is lead free and that the pipes that transport it are, too. 13

  • But Newark says lead can get into the water when it goes through the service pipes that connect water mains toe Holmes. 14

  • The city says those air owned by individual property owners and the long term solution is to replace the service pipes that would come at a cost of about $1000 or less per homeowner. 15

  • In the short term, the city's been giving tens of thousands of leads safe water filters to those who are affected. 16

  • But some tests have shown that the water still has higher lead levels than the government allows. 17

  • Legal action has been taken against Newark. 18

  • And while all this plays out in New Jersey, the effects air still rippling from a water crisis in Flint, Michigan, years after it was acknowledged. 19

  • Every morning when I get ready to take my sour steel today and it's been five years, when I cut this water own, it comes out brown at the beginning. 20

  • Did you see that overnight? 21

  • It would be much more, but it's still a little brown. 22

  • This is what I have to take a shower in every day. 23

  • Today is our normal Thursday. 24

  • Sugar. 25

  • What time you get here this morning? 26

  • O'clock in the morning. 27

  • What? 28

  • When we tell people way still need. 29

  • They're like, Oh, I thought everything was fine. 30

  • No, everything is not fine. 31

  • If it was fine, these people would not be lined up for two miles just to get four cases of water. 32

  • Come on, Get your and get out. 33

  • Two. 34

  • Come on, let's be straight up. 35

  • No one wants to believe that a city could still be in crisis in the United States of America, we test their water and regular basis. 36

  • We're working with the local city as well as the state. 37

  • We're still providing bottled drinking water to people if they need it. 38

  • But But at this point, the water quality in Flint, Michigan. 39

  • It is safe to drink this milk. 40

  • How could it be fine to drink if you're still telling me? 41

  • I need to run my water for five minutes Every morning when I take showers. 42

  • I have one like it out of showers down in alcohol before I could do anything. 43

  • Oh, really? 44

  • What it got so bad over there is a shame home I left. 45

  • They have already picked up their water and their food with the line on. 46

  • My right is we're servicing. 47

  • There's so many. 48

  • We have a school that's come in. 49

  • Volunteering has affected me. 50

  • I can't bring my family here and my grandchildren. 51

  • We have to spend extra money to do the things that we want to do, like a simple bath for the babies. 52

  • And that's the thing you get used to some. 53

  • It's kind of like where I'm immune to it now and so it doesn't bother people on a physical level, but mentally, this is what we go through. 54

  • 10 seconds Trivia. 55

  • Which of these landmarks has also known as Mullah Mount Everest? 56

  • The Great Wall of China, Ayers Rock or Lake Nakuru? 57

  • Toma Louima, which translates to goddess mother of the world, is the Tibetan name for Mount Everest's. 58

  • Hundreds of climbers have died trying to reach the summit or getting back down from the world's highest peak. 59

  • And the 2019 climbing season, which wrapped up in May, was the deadliest one in four years. 60

  • There were 11 deaths on the mountain this spring. 61

  • In addition to difficult weather, inexperienced climbers, inexperienced companies that brought them in and overcrowding on the mountain were all widely blamed for the debts. 62

  • In fact, some climbers criticized Nepal for allowing anyone who paid $11,000 to get a climbing permit, although the cost swells to tens of thousands more once you factor in guides and equipment. 63

  • Nepal is among the poorest countries in the world, and tourism, including those who traveled there to attempt Everest, is a major industry. 64

  • After this year, though, a panel was assembled to discuss the deaths on the mountain. 65

  • It was made up of government officials, expert climbers and climbing agencies, and it just recently gave its list of recommendations. 66

  • Among them are requiring the climbers themselves to have training and experience at high altitudes. 67

  • They wouldn't be able to get an Everest permit before that. 68

  • They also have to send in a certificate that says they're in good health and good shape, and they'd have to bring a trained Nepali guide with them. 69

  • The panel also suggests raising the fee to climb trouble Luma to $35,000. 70

  • There'd be additional rules concerning the tour companies that offered trips to the summit and the Net police tourism official who was interviewed by the Reuters news agency, says the government will make the new rules the law of the land. 71

  • Experienced climbers with inexperienced leaders Adrienne Salinger summited Mount Everest eight times and spent 12 years on the mountain. 72

  • He says. 73

  • The number of people there has steadily increased over time, particularly as tour companies have few requirements for climates is. 74

  • They used to be somewhere in the vicinity of about 10 12 companies guiding the mountain, and most had years and years of experience. 75

  • And today I would guess. 76

  • In Nepal, there's 40 to 50 companies guiding on the mountain, and many of them have come out of nowhere with no ah experienced leader. 77

  • But seeing the opportunity of financial gain, there's no barriers to entry. 78

  • To start. 79

  • A company's proposed changes suggests requiring minimum qualifications to get a climbing permit, including basic and high altitude training experience climbing at least one other Nepali, peek over 21,000 feet, or 6500 meters high. 80

  • On dhe tour companies would need at least three years experience organizing high altitude expeditions for expert climbers like Ballenger, who himself owns a tour company that takes climbers to the summit, the proposals may not go nearly far enough, but he says they are a step in the right direction, that is, if they could be executed. 81

  • I want to believe it's possible, and I want to find ways to support of all in the Ministry of Tourism and implementing these rules. 82

  • But I think it is going to be very buried occult then the companies of the ones who were goingto have to actually make these changes on dhe. 83

  • Thus far, we haven't seen the companies that interested in making the mountain safer. 84

  • Ultimately, Ballenger says, the owners may still fall two climbers to ensure their own safety, a risky proposition on one of the most dangerous a sense in the world. 85

  • Bianca, Rob Lowe, CNN age 103. 86

  • Catherine Kinney Hodges said she was not nervous to jump out of a plane. 87

  • I'm all set OK, Yes, he was. 88

  • Three generations of her family were there to take the dive with her, and it looks like kiddie. 89

  • Hodges has set a new world record for oldest tandem Skydiver. 90

  • Part of a reason for doing this, she told King TV quote. 91

  • It's fun, so why not have some fun. 92

  • Hallelujah. 93

  • Evidence of the jump has been submitted to Guinness World Records so they can verify that this is the record. 94

  • Don't see how anyone could be contrary into the centenarian. 95

  • Some may be weighed down by the gravity of the idea, but kid, he seemed pretty well grounded. 96

  • And after 103 years, we've all seen ups and downs. 97

  • Why not take another to new heights? 98

  • The very idea. 99

  • It strikes a ripcord with a lot of people who wouldn't bail on bailing out to air out there. 100

  • Soaring, desired. 101

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