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Lead Poisoning Fears Finally Stir Action, But Does It Come Too Late for People of Flint?


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Lead Poisoning Fears Finally Stir Action, But Does It Come Too Late for People of Flint?

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Following growing public outcry, and a year of inaction, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday finally addressed Flint's public health crisis by calling for its water service to be reconnected to the Detroit system.


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Language is a virus. Words matter.

It's not a "tragedy"

It's a crime.

And those responsible should "learn" from it by doing hard time.


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What would Michael Moore do?


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Treated surface water is nothing more than effluent with the chunks screened out and it is a disservice to residents to pretend that it is the equivalent of "real" water.


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I'll second that.