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  • Interview with Anna Clark
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    Interview with Anna Clark

    BookTV talked to journalist Anna Clark about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

  • emThe Poisoned Cityem
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    The Poisoned City

    Journalist Anna Clark chronicled the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

  • After Words with Mona HannaAttisha
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    After Words with Mona Hanna-Attisha

    Physician Mona Hanna-Attisha detailed her efforts to provide scientific evidence that children in Flint, Michigan, were being exposed to lead poisoning through the water supply. She’s…

  • Truman National Security Project Conference Gina McCarthy
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    Truman National Security Project Conference, Gina McCarthy

    Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy said she is confident that much of the work done during her tenure at the EPA will remain despite proposed rollbacks…

  • President Trump Signs Resolution Rolling Back Coal Mining Waste Regulation
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    Coal Waste Resolution Signing Ceremony

    President Trump signed H.J. Res. 38, a bill repealing the Interior Department’s stream protection rule. The rule was created to prevent coal mining waste in drinking water and streams…

  • Senators Manchin and Heitkamp on Coal Waste
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    Senators Manchin and Heitkamp on Coal Waste

    Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Heidi Hetkamp (D-ND) offered their support for Republican efforts to roll back some Obama administration rules and regulations regarding the disposal of coal…

  • Hearing on Flint Michigan Water Contamination
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    Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination

    Gina McCarthy and Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) testified at a hearing on the Safe Drinking Water Act and lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan. Governor Snyder apologized…

  • Washington Journal Laura Ungar on Drinking Water Safety
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    Laura Ungar on Drinking Water Safety

    Laura Ungar talked about USA Today's investigation into small communities' drinking water systems, which found residents in many jurisdictions were drinking untested or lead-contaminated…

  • Melanie Zanona Discusses Water Infrastructure Bill
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    Water Infrastructure Bill

    Melanie Zanona talked about a water projects bill that authorizes funding for Flint, Michigan, and other communities to repair their water infrastructure systems.

  • Government Funding Legislation
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    Government Funding Legislation

    National Journal's Alex Rogers talked about the Senate’s decision to block efforts to advance a short-term government funding measure. He also mentioned reports that Senator McConnell (R-KY)…

  • President Obama and Secretary Kerry Address Ocean Summit
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    President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry Remarks at Ocean Summit

    President Obama designated the nation’s first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean. The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument covers an area of 4,913 square miles off the…

  • State Department Briefing
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli previewed the 2016 Our Ocean Conference beginning held by the State Department for the next two…

  • Discussion Focuses on River Basin Management
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    International River Management

    The head of the Mekong River Commission talked about the challenges facing his group, which works with the governments of Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand to manage the water resources…

  • President Obama Delivers Remarks in Lake Tahoe Nevada
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    Lake Tahoe Restoration

    President Obama delivered keynote remarks at the 20th Lake Tahoe Summit, an annual gathering of federal, state, and local officials in the Lake Tahoe basin of California and Nevada to discuss ways to…

  • Washington Journal Representative Brenda Lawrence DMI
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    Flint, Michigan Water Contamination

    Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) talked about lead contamination of the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, including a recent letter from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to…

  • Washington Journal Erik Olson on Lead Violations in US Water Systems
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    U.S. Drinking Water Lead Violations

    Erik Olson talked about the Natural Resources Defense Council’s findings that in 2015 more than 18 million Americans relied on drinking water systems with lead violations.

  • President Obama Addresses Residents in Flint Michigan
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    President Obama Remarks in Flint, Michigan

    Following a discussion with residents of Flint, Michigan, President Obama spoke at a local high school, Flint Northwestern Preparatory Academy, about the city’s contaminated water pipes crisis. He said…

  • Governor Rick Snyder Delivers Remarks in Flint Michigan
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    Governor Rick Snyder Remarks in Flint, Michigan

    Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) apologized to the residents of Flint, Michigan, for the governmental failure that led to their contaminated water pipes crisis. He was speaking before President Obama…

  • Washington Journal Paul Egan on President Obamas Trip to Flint Michigan
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    President Obama's Trip to Flint, Michigan

    Paul Egan joined by phone to preview President Obama’s trip to Flint, Michigan.

  • Washington Journal Senator Ben Cardin DMD
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    Flint Water Contamination Criminal Charges

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) talked about criminal charges against three Michigan officials in the wake of water contamination in Flint, as well as water infrastructure legislation he…

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