Summary of Ripple Effect
To obsessed water engineer Marc Edwards, the lead crisis in Flint is just the beginning of an epidemic.
Flint, Michigan’s water catastrophe may be just the tip of the iceberg.
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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