Is the Flint, Michigan, hazardous water catastrophe a precursor to a wider epidemic throughout the United States? The story of Marc Edwards’s fight to educate and mobilize citizens in Washington, DC, and Flint provides a sobering cautionary tale about the dangers of contaminated water supplies. Fast Company senior writer Ben Paynter’s heartbreaking narrative offers a glimmer of hope for grassroots partnerships between communities and scientists. getAbstract recommends this article to people who care about environmental issues.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Flint, Michigan, residents to took charge of their water contamination problems; and
- How environmental engineer Marc Edwards helped mobilize the community.
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Ben Paynter is a senior writer at Fast Company and a James Beard Award winner.
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