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Flipping the Switch (Festival Version)

Directed by: Will Parrinello | Production Company: Mill Valley Film Group | Documentary | 2018 | USA | 5:46

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LeeAnne Walters led a citizens’ movement that tested the tap water in Flint, Michigan, and exposed the Flint water crisis. The results showed that one in six homes had lead levels in water that exceeded the EPA’s safety threshold. Walters’ persistence compelled the local, state, and federal governments to take action and ensure that residents of Flint have access to clean water. LeeAnne was the 2018 North American recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize.

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