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How to prevent another Flint

Environment | Widespread lead poisoning from residential plumbing is not inevitable, one expert says
by Michael Cochrane
Posted 4/19/16, 11:40 am

In hearings about the water crisis in Flint, Mich., several lawmakers suggested the city could be the tip of an iceberg of disintegrating residential water-distribution systems in the United States.

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Krieg Barrie

Doomsday report

Environment | What radical environmentalists always seem to miss about humanity
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 4/15/16, 01:00 am

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Flint water crisis boils over in Congress

Environment | Frustrated politicians debated culpability in the first hearing to address lead-contaminated water in Flint, Mich.
by Evan Wilt
Posted 2/03/16, 04:20 pm

WASHINGTON—Residents in Flint, Mich., have been stuck in limbo for months as government officials ricochet blame for poisoning the city’s water supply and endangering the lives of thousands of children.

“This is the United States of America, this is not a third-world country,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “This is a failing at every level—the public has the right to be outraged.”

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