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Company Tied to Flint Water Crisis Spins Involvement with Digital Campaign

Nearly a decade later, the Flint Water Crisis is still far from over for the city's residents. Many still suffer from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. As civil cases make their way through the courts, Veolia North America has been buying up digital and space defending their role in the water crisis. Cheyna Roth talks with Detroit News reporter Kayla Ruble about her recent investigation into the court cases following the Flint Water Crisis.

Before becoming the newest Capitol reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network, Cheyna Roth was an attorney. She spent her days fighting it out in court as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Ionia County. Eventually, Cheyna took her investigative and interview skills and moved on to journalism. She got her masters at Michigan State University and was a documentary filmmaker, podcaster, and freelance writer before finding her home with NPR. Very soon after joining MPRN, Cheyna started covering the 2016 presidential election, chasing after Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and all their surrogates as they duked it out for Michigan. Cheyna also focuses on the Legislature and criminal justice issues for MPRN. Cheyna is obsessively curious, a passionate storyteller, and an occasional backpacker. Follow her on Twitter at @Cheyna_R