FRONTLINE

Before Flint's Water Crisis, One Man Tried To Sound An Alarm

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 12 | 1m 49s

Before Michigan switched Flint’s water supply in April 2014, a man who worked at the water treatment plant tried to sound the alarm. His sister reveals he said, “It’s not safe. We’re not ready... People are gonna die.”

Aired: 09/10/19

Rating: NR

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