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Mona Hanna-Attisha

Lead Test
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Every infant and toddler in Michigan should be tested for lead.  That’s one of the recommendations of a state task force looking for ways to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. 


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It's been over a year since state officials in Michigan acknowledged Flint was in the midst of a water crisis and many of the city's children were suffering with high lead levels in their blood. Dr. Mona Hannah-Attisha brought the lead concerns to the fore and has remained an advocate for the children and safe water in Flint and around the state. She discusses where we've been and where we're going with David Fair and Michigan League of Conservation Voters executive director Lisa Wozniak . 


Capitol Hill
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Michigan health and environmental department chiefs went before Congress yesterday to explain the state’s response to the Flint water crisis to members of Congress.  


Flint Water
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A legislative committee went to Flint yesterday to hear from local officials and residents about the city’s water crisis