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19-4-2018 12:00 AM

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Flint is a poor city with 41% of residents below federal poverty line. In 2011 Flint declared a financial state of emergency. An Emergency Financial Manager (EFM) had control over most city governing matters. In 2014 Flint switched from pre-treated Detroit water (DSWD) to the Flint River in an effort to save money. Failure to ensure water quality led to the Flint Water Crisis.

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Apr 19th, 12:00 AM

Decision Making and Quality: The Flint Water Crisis

Flint is a poor city with 41% of residents below federal poverty line. In 2011 Flint declared a financial state of emergency. An Emergency Financial Manager (EFM) had control over most city governing matters. In 2014 Flint switched from pre-treated Detroit water (DSWD) to the Flint River in an effort to save money. Failure to ensure water quality led to the Flint Water Crisis.