In Like Flint

Here’s a short, clear, no-nonsense essay by Nick Stockton on what it’s going to take to repair and replace the corroded water pipes of Flint, Michigan:  a lot longer and more expensively than the ridiculous low-ball estimate of Gov. Rick Snyder.  The $60 million price tag “does not take into account externalities like repaving streets and sidewalks, fixing any damage done to the home, and resodding lawns.”  Throw those elements into an estimate, and the final cost (including civil lawsuits) is likely to be $100 to $150 million.

I wonder, how many other Flint, Michigans are out there?


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