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'This will come back and bite us': water company and city officials knew about Flint lead risk

Email exchanges show senior employees knew Michigan residents might risk being poisoned by tap water months before city admitted to problem.  The crisis in Flint, a majority-black city of 100,000, has served as a rallying cry for victims of environmental racism across the US.  Executives at one of the world’s largest utilities companies knew that families in Flint, Michigan, might be at risk of being poisoned by lead in their tap water months before the city publicly admitted the problem, according to internal company emails. Read more....



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