Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

Fuller, Richard. Brown Agenda. Santa Monica Press, 2015. Internet resource.

This book focuses on how pollution is a major course of death and health problems in the entire world. Pollution is actually the world’s most prevalent health risk. Brown Agenda gives an insight on how lead pollutes water, as in the Flint, Michigan case, and how this has caused needless suffering and death. The book helps one in understanding how lead water pollution happens and how it can be countered. The discussions provided a useful overview of the conclusion made by the authors and could be used in the research paper to support a conclusion.

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Glennon, Robert J. Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2009. Internet resource.

This book talks about the water crisis that America is facing because of the contamination that usually takes place in the supply network. This book is really important to this research since it gives the readers an insight of the risks that the general public is facing from consuming water that has been contaminated with lead like is the case in Flint, Michigan case. The books helps in drawing the conclusion and it also provides feasible measures that can be implemented to overcome the issue of water crisis in America.

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Harrison, R M, and D P. H. Laxen. Lead Pollution: Causes and Control. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 1981. Internet resource.

The authors of this book focused mainly on the possible adverse health effects that are caused by exposure of the general public to the present environmental levels of lead. Lead Pollution enlightens the public about the lead issues in the current environment including and this includes Flint, Michigan water crisis caused by lead and this has forced governments and governmental agencies to take the appropriate measures.  The book helped in drawing the conclusion on the potential approaches that could be used to minimize this pollution basing on scientific and medical evidence.

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Levy, Barry S. Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006. Internet resource.

This book is a comprehensive practical guide to acknowledging, preventing, and treating work related and diseases and injuries that are environmentally-induced. The book was written by experts in medicine, environmental health, safety, and psychology to addresses various clinical and health problems that are caused by pollution. This is relevant to this research since it uses various case studies, drawings, photographs, tables, and graphs to assist readers to comprehend key components of water pollution.

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Markowitz, Gerald E, and David Rosner. Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America’s Children. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. Print.

The authors of this book focus on lead which is among the most bitter and contentious battles in the history of public health. Lead Wars is important since it details on the way the lead pollution epidemic has transformed and addresses the dilemmas faced by public health agencies in regards to prevention strategies and chronic illness associated with low levels of exposure. This book helped in highlighting the need of tackling the water crisis in Flint, Michigan as a matter of agency.

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McKeown, A E, and George Bugyi. Impact of Water Pollution on Human Health and Environmental Sustainability. , 2016. Internet resource.

This book addresses crucial water related issues and explores a couple of potential solutions to the issue of water sustainability. The authors of this book acknowledged that water is very important to life hence their work is aimed at addressing the problem of water pollution and sustainability concerns to public health specialists and environmentalists. This book is relevant to this essay because it focused on research-based issues of water contamination and how this affects the general population. This helped in clearly outlining the research problem and the fact that it is very recent, makes it relevant to the problem of Flint, Michigan water crisis.

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