A better informed society can prevent lead poisoning disasters

Six years after it began, the Flint, Michigan, water crisis remains among the highest-profile emergencies in the United States. Extensive iron and lead corrosion of the water distribution system in Flint, coupled with lead release, created “red water” complaints, rapid loss of chlorine disinfectant and an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease that killed 12 people. State… Read More »