The Poisoned City

The Poisoned City

Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy

Anna Clark

Nearly 80 percent of working residents in Flint earned $ 40,000 or less a year. Forty percent of them earned $ 15,000 or less. 18 The United Nations recommends that water and sewer bills be not more than 3 percent of a household’s income. In Flint, the bills were well beyond that.

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