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As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points to a National Crisis

As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points to a National Crisis

Days before Detroit's public schools opened for the school year, drinking water was shut off district-wide when test results showed elevated lead and copper levels.

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Guests:

Jennifer Chambers 

Terrence Martin 

Alfredo Gómez

Elana Schor

Matt Katz 

Sofia Bozzo Gutierrez

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