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We Should Still Be Talking About Flint a Year Later

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Three state of emergency declarations, two years of lead contamination, and one year of national media visibility later, Flint, Michigan residents still do not have drinkable water.

It has been a year since Flint mayor Karen Weaver declared a state of emergency in response to the Flint Water Crisis. While the ominous name given it suggests a natural disaster, in reality, the water crisis happening in Flint is completely the result of human decisions – mainly those of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and his administration.


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