Fox reporter Charlie LeDuff went to Flint this week to further investigate who, exactly, is responsible for the poor quality of water in in the city. "It's the national outrage now playing out in Washington," LeDuff says at the start of the video, and proceeds to break down the genesis of the problem, the major players, and how one company became, in his eyes, one of the major scapegoats for the entire issue.
As the Washington Post pointed out today, the issue of lead poisoning goes beyond just Flint. According to data compiled by the CDC, the Post reports, "over 40% of the states that reported lead test results in 2014 have higher rates of lead poisoning among children than Flint.
Michael Rosen is a reporter for Fusion based out of Oakland.