Gov. Rick Synder of Michigan has declared a state of emergency in Flint, months after residents first experienced the effects of lead in their water supply. The U.S. Justice Department has also announced an investigation, in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency, into the scandal.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Detroit Free Press reporter Paul Eagan, who has been covering the story, about what might happen next.
This segment aired on January 6, 2016.