The residents of Bruni, less than 50 miles east of the Mexican border, know exactly how the people of Flint, Michigan feel.
Flint, of course, is infamous for the town’s water supply becoming toxic with dangerously high levels of lead. Bruni’s horror? Turn on a tap and rife in the cloudy, unappetizing water is arsenic. Linked to increased risk of developmental and intellectual issues in children, cancer and lung problems; in 2001, the EPA decided that the acceptable level of arsenic in drinking water should be lowered from 50 ppb (parts per billion) to 10 pbb.
This is the root cause of the controversy in Bruni. During 2014 – 2015, …