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003    DLC 
005    20180703065040.0 
008    180502s2018    nyua     b    001 0 eng   
010      2018021437 
020    9781250125149 (hardcover) 
040    DLC|beng|erda|cDLC|dNjBwBT|dUtOrBLW 
042    pcc 
043    n-us-mi 
092    615.925688|bCLA 
100 1  Clark, Anna|q(Anna Leigh),|eauthor. 
245 14 The poisoned city :|bFlint's water and the American urban 
       tragedy /|cAnna Clark. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bMetropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company,
300    305 pages :|billustrations ;|c25 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-291) and 
520    When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their 
       faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned 
       with lead and other toxins. Through a series of disastrous
       decisions, the state government had switched the city’s 
       water to a source that corroded Flint’s aging lead pipes. 
       Complaints about the foul-smelling water were dismissed: 
       the residents of Flint—a largely poor African American 
       city of about 100,000 people—were not seen as credible, 
       even in matters of their own lives.  It took 18 months of 
       activism and a band of dogged outsiders to force the state
       to admit that the water was poisonous. But this was only 
       after 12 people died and Flint's children suffered 
       irreparable harm. The long battle for accountability and a
       humane response to this man-made disaster have only just 
       begun.  In the first full-length account of this epic 
       failure, The Poisoned City recounts the gripping story of 
       Flint’s poisoned water through the people who caused it, 
       suffered from it, and exposed it. It is a chronicle of one
       town, but could also be about any American city, all made 
       precarious by the neglect of infrastructure and the 
       erosion of democratic decision-making. Cities like Flint 
       are set up to fail—and for the people who live and work in
       them, the consequences may be mortal. 
650  0 Drinking water|xContamination|xHealth aspects|zMichigan
650  0 Drinking water|xLead content|zMichigan|zFlint. 
650  0 Health risk assessment|zMichigan|zFlint. 
650  0 Heavy metals|xToxicity testing|zMichigan|zFlint. 
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