Episode #19 – State of Emergency

We’re back with a double dose of emergency!

As we enter 2016 two American cities find themselves in a State of Emergency. Flint Michigan’s water was found to be contain high levels of lead after a state appointed Emergency Manager switched the water supply from Detroit’s water supply to the contaminated Flint River in a bid to save money.

Methane gas is a powerful greenhouse gas and a mountain in Southern California has been spewing tons of the global warming causing gas into the atmosphere for months. A pipe near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles owned by the SoCal Gas Co. broke 8,000 ft. under the surface and has released over 150 Million lbs of Methane into the atmosphere forcing Jerry Brown to call for a State of Emergency and forcing thousands to evacuate.