Lead Poisoning In Water: Article Analysis

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“Miguel Del Toral, an E.P.A expert, says the state was testing the water in a way that could profoundly understate the lead levels”. “Given the very high lead levels found at one home and the preflushing happening in Flint, I’m worried that the whole town may have much higher lead levels than the compliance results indicated.", stated in "Nobody should have to be living like this". In 2014 Governor Snyder switched the water from the Detroit water system to Flint River not knowing how big of a problem it would be. I believe that the governor and many people knew what they were doing they just didn’t care because it was lower-class people. Lead poisoning in the water has effected many people in different ways. When many people got involved the governor started caring about what …show more content…
Lead poisoning is a type of metal poisoning and a medical condition in humans and other vertebrates caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in the body. When the governor switched the water source he allowed lead to get in the body once its in there its always going to be there. In the article " How does lead affect children?", it says "Lead poisoning affects the development of children's brains and nervous systems in irreversible ways." The governor has apologized but that’s not going to help the parents who have to worry about will there kids have brain damage because of him wanting to save money. Just because it sounds right doesn’t mean it is the governor should have had someone or him do more research on the river because the Flint is still suffering from a chemical spill at Hartsfield-Atlanta Airport a decade ago, and it was named the dirtiest in the state. The governor decided not to do research and let the city go wrong. The money he thought he would be saving now he has to spend that and more to try to fix things. Thing wont be able to go back to normal that fast but he should sure start

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