The Resource The poisoned city : Flint's water and the American urban tragedy, Anna Clark

The poisoned city : Flint's water and the American urban tragedy, Anna Clark

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The poisoned city : Flint's water and the American urban tragedy
Title
The poisoned city
Title remainder
Flint's water and the American urban tragedy
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Anna Clark
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Language
eng
Summary
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 supply to a source that corroded Flint's aging lead pipes. Complaints about the foul-smelling water were dismissed: the residents of Flint, mostly poor and African American, were not seen as credible, even in matters of their own lives.It took eighteen months of activism by city residents and a band of dogged outsiders to force the state to admit that the water was poisonous. By that time, twelve people had died and Flint's children had suffered irreparable harm. The long battle for accountability and a humane response to this man-made disaster has only just begun.In Anna Clark's full account of this American tragedy, 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. Places like Flint are set up to fail--and for the people who live and work in them, the consequences can be fatal
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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1981-
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Clark, Anna
Dewey number
363.6/10977437
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history
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Read by Xe Sands
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Sands, Xe
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  • Drinking water
  • Drinking water
  • Health risk assessment
  • Heavy metals
  • Flint (Mich.)
  • Flint (Mich.)
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The poisoned city : Flint's water and the American urban tragedy, Anna Clark
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OverDrive Audiobook
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online resource
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  • cr
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 07 min., 48 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9781427294098
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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2AA3A603-5D7A-449B-B156-9DD794AF70F9
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  • (OCoLC)1043914257
  • on1043914257
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Label
The poisoned city : Flint's water and the American urban tragedy, Anna Clark
Link
Publication
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OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 07 min., 48 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427294098
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
2AA3A603-5D7A-449B-B156-9DD794AF70F9
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1043914257
  • on1043914257
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