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U.S: Pollution has been killing historically powerless Americans for decades – By Mohamed Hamaludin

 — By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

The existential threat which global warming poses to the human race seems finally to be gaining the attention it deserves but not so another aspect of the environmental crisis: powerless Americans dying from lethal pollution of the water, air and land. Governmental authorities are directly to blame.

Lead pollution of the drinking water of residents of Flint, Michigan, started in 2014 when state-appointed officials switched the water supply to the Flint River and exposed between 6,000 and 12,000 children to serious health problems. At least 2,500 water lines remain polluted five years later.        Continue reading

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