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Flint, Michigan / Water Contamination #1094342

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The health crisis in Flint, Michigan, due to water contamination introduced. [President OBAMA - speaks about kids' health at risk, so he declared a federal emergency in Flint.]

(Flint: Sara Ganim) The questions about toxic water in Flint, which switched to using water from the Flint River to save money, examined; details given about the state agency failures in protecting the water supply, an EPA report on lead in the water, testing problems. [Resident Melissa MAYS - describes the water.] [Virginia Tech professor Marc EDWARDS - talks about the lead level in tap water; says the local report was fabricated.] Local government criticism of the Flint people quoted & the state solutions to solve the water problem discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Ganim, Sara

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