The Flint River Lead Poisoning Catastrophe in Historical Perspective
Date Written: 12/02/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18699
By now the main facts of the Flint River lead poisoning are pretty well known and essentially undisputed. A spectacular regulatory failure by all levels of government -- enabled by Michigan Governor Snyder's unprecedented "emergency management" policies for African-American majority cities. The big remaining question is why this disaster happened?