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Faulty Quick Fix Fiscal Policies Cause of Filthy Flint Water

“No elected official wants to run on a platform of, ‘I fixed your sewer system,’ ” says Robert Glennon, professor of law and public policy at the University of Arizona.

January 15, 2016

Poor political decisions have lead to a now urgent need to fix the US water infrastructure. Cost to fix? $1 trillion.

Decades of inadequate replacement and repair of our country's aging fresh and waste water infrastructure is bringing dirty water to our doorsteps. Attempting to pacify local voters with quick & dirty water maintenance policies. Flint, Michigan's water emergency is a microcosm of the national need to repair our water facilities. How serious is this problem? Read Jessica Mendoza's insightful explanation of how things tend to flow. Read Jessica Mendoza's insightful explanation of how things tend to flow.

Source: Christian Science Monitor

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