Pamela Puchalaski

New America

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Director of the Resilient Communities Program at New America and an urban development expert

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Almost two years ago, the city of Flint, Michigan began drawing water from the Flint River in order to save money.

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Almost two years ago, the city of Flint, Michigan began drawing water from the Flint River in order to save money.

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