Flint Water Crisis a Reminder of Lead Danger

National news media has focused on the horrific health crisis unfolding in Flint, Michigan. Corrosive water form the Flint River, in use since 2014, destroyed the protective coating inside old pipes, allowing lead to contaminate the city’s drinking water. As a result, an increased number of children in Flint have been lead poisoned. Flint_Crisis_a_reminder_013016_DemocratandChronicle.pdf