FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2016, file photo, pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha testifies about lead contamination of the Flint, Mich., water supply during a hearing of the U.S. House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Pittsburgh-based Heinz Family Foundation announced five individuals Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, selected to receive this year's $250,000 prizes from the foundation, including Hanna-Attisha, who helped call attention to childhood health risks from exposure to lead in the Flint, Mich., water supply. The winners will be honored at an Oct. 18, 2017, banquet.
FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2016, file photo, pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha testifies about lead contamination of the Flint, Mich., water supply during a hearing of the U.S. House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Pittsburgh-based Heinz Family Foundation announced five individuals Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, selected to receive this year's $250,000 prizes from the foundation, including Hanna-Attisha, who helped call attention to childhood health risks from exposure to lead in the Flint, Mich., water supply. The winners will be honored at an Oct. 18, 2017, banquet. Andrew Harnik, File AP Photo
FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2016, file photo, pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha testifies about lead contamination of the Flint, Mich., water supply during a hearing of the U.S. House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Pittsburgh-based Heinz Family Foundation announced five individuals Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, selected to receive this year's $250,000 prizes from the foundation, including Hanna-Attisha, who helped call attention to childhood health risks from exposure to lead in the Flint, Mich., water supply. The winners will be honored at an Oct. 18, 2017, banquet. Andrew Harnik, File AP Photo

Heinz Awards: Doc in Flint, Michigan, water crisis, 4 others

September 13, 2017 9:33 PM