PBS Examines Science Behind Lead Poisoning in Flint

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Residents in Flint continue dealing with the fallout from a government decision that left the city’s water supply tainted with lead.

The situation has led to numerous media stories, upcoming films and now a look at the science behind the tragic lead poisoning.

The episode “Poisoned Water” debuts tonight on the PBS program “Nova.”

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The producer, writer and director of the episode is Llewellyn Smith.

He tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter there was something missing from media reports about the water crisis in Flint.

 

Click on the audio link above to hear the full interview

 

Here’s an excerpt from the episode about Flint on the PBS show “Nova”

 

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About the Author

Quinn Klinefelter

Senior News Editor

I grab news in the morning, check the papers and the wires, call sources and take a big gulp of coffee. That’s how I start the day.

qklinefelter@wdet.org  

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