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Scientists say low chlorine levels in Flint's water system during the city's water crisis in 2014 and 2015 led the bacterium Legionella pneumophila to proliferate, causing a deadly outbreak of Legionnaire's disease. Science Source hide caption

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Lethal Pneumonia Outbreak Caused By Low Chlorine In Flint Water

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Darnell Earley, former emergency manager of Flint, Mich., at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in March. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Flint River in downtown Flint, Mich. The state's attorney general, Bill Schuette, announced felony and misdemeanor charges Friday against six state employees in connection with the lead-contamination of the city's drinking water Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Lead in the drinking water in Flint, Mich., has caused a massive public health crisis and prompted President Obama to declare a federal state of emergency there. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Educators In Flint Step Up Efforts To Reach Youngest Victims Of Tainted Water

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Signs warn not to drink the lead-contaminated water from a water fountain in Flint, Mich. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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America's 'Lead Wars' Go Beyond Flint, Mich.: 'It's Now Really Everywhere'

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The Flint River is pictured in downtown Flint, Mich., on Feb. 4. The city's water problems began when it switched to using the Flint River for its supply in 2014. They were exacerbated by government officials' failure to disclose and stop the leaching of lead and other toxins into the water. Laura McDermott for NPR hide caption

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Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us'

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Jeneyah McDonald stands amid cases of bottled water in the kitchen of her home in Flint, Mich. Before water donations arrived in Flint, McDonald says, she spent an estimated $100 out of her $300 weekly grocery bill buying safe water for her family. Laura McDermott for NPR hide caption

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When Every Drop Of Water Could Be Poison: A Flint Mother's Story

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A Flint resident cries out during the filing of a class action lawsuit against city and state government officials on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. JAKE MAY/MLIVE.COM /Landov hide caption

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