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Volunteering the Flint Water Crisis – 5 Things I Learned

1000’s of individuals from all over the United States are converging into Flint Michigan to donate their time and skills to alleviate the disaster of lead contamination with the Flint water system. Here are a couple of things to know that may help you hit the ground running.

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Lessons from Lead in Flint Water Crisis

As far back at 2015 ThumbWind started ringing the warning bell as Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s Financial Manager Darnell Earley authorizes the utilization of the Flint River as a point water source for the city. Needless-to-say the rest is history. The Flint Water Crisis resulted...

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Flint Water Crisis Timeline

 In April 2014 the City of Flint Michigan switched from water from Lake Huron provided by the city of Detroit to utilizing water taken from the Flint River. This was a cost saving move under the leadership of a succession of Flint emergency managers appointed...

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TIME – Flint’s Water Crisis Went Global

The World Learned Flint’s Water Crisis The ongoing saga of the failure of Michigan’s state and local government’s response and handling of Flint Michigan’s water crisis turned into a  global story in the media. Most noteworthy was that in  January 2016  TIME magazine published an...

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