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Truth Seeking in an Age of Tribalism: Lessons from the Flint Water Crisis

Marc Edwards
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Monday, April 09, 2018
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Marc Edwards
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2018 Ferguson Family Distinguished Lectureship in the Environment and Society

Marc Edwards is the Charles Lunsford Professor of Civil Engineering at Virginia Tech, where he teaches courses in environmental engineering, applied aquatic chemistry and engineering ethics. His research group aspires to pursue science as a public good, through laboratory work on practically important but underfunded topics such as corrosion in buildings and opportunistic premise-plumbing pathogens-that work laid the groundwork for investigative science uncovering the 2001-2004 D.C. Lead Crisis and the 2014-2016 Flint Water Disaster.