Fluoridation: Worsening the Lead Crisis in Flint, and Beyond

Over the past few weeks, the nation has watched in horror at the lead poisoning crisis unfolding in Flint, Michigan.

The details from Flint have been shocking: tap water so corrosive it caused lead levels in some homes to meet the classification for hazardous waste; and politics so corrosive that “while the children in Flint were drinking lead-filled water, there was one — and only one — address in Flint that got clean water: the GM factory.”