This week, we asked what you wanted to know about the situation in Flint, Michigan, where the drinking water for thousands of residents has been contaminated with dangerously high levels of iron and lead.
We then took your questions to Michigan Radio’s Lindsey Smith. Her radio documentary, “Not Safe to Drink,” tells the full story behind the water crisis in Flint and was the centerpiece of our latest radio episode.
Using the hashtag #AskFlint on Twitter, Smith offered an on-the-ground perspective about the events that brought the city to a state of emergency and the challenges it may face as officials work to address residents’ toxic water. Here’s a recap of her answers to the questions we received on social media: