The Flint River Lead Poisoning Catastrophe in Historical Perspective

Stephens, Thomas

Publisher:  Counterpunch
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?

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