Thursday, January 19, 2017

Flint Water Crisis: A Never Ending Story?

In case you hadn't guessed, the Flint Water Crisis has yet to be resolved. If you were expecting a speedy response by the state of Michigan, think again. 

Time's Josh Sanburn reports:
Today, Flint has largely dropped out of the national headlines, but the battles unleashed by the public-health disaster are far from over. Flint’s residents still can’t drink the water without a filter, requiring most families to rely on bottled water for everything from brushing their teeth to cooking and bathing. More than a dozen state and local officials have been criminally charged over Flint’s poisoned water, including two former emergency managers who could face decades in prison if convicted, while the state’s attorney general tells TIME that the investigation is not yet over.
Read the rest here.

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