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The Flint Water Crisis: An Update10:54
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The Flint water treatment plant is shown Sept. 14, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
The Flint water treatment plant is shown Sept. 14, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Last week a federal judge ordered the city of Flint, Michigan, to choose a long-term water source. So far the city has yet to make a decision. Meanwhile, there have been 15 people criminally charged in connection with Flint's water crisis that began three years ago. When the city changed its water source to the Flint River to cut costs, the water wasn’t properly treated and it was contaminated with lead.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks to Michigan Radio reporter Steve Carmody (@scarmody) about the latest from Flint, and Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (@MonaHannaA), who helped sound the alarm.

This segment aired on October 31, 2017.

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