Flint Water Crisis
The state of Michigan proposed $97 million deal to replace lead pipes and provide free bottle water to residents to combat the water crisis in Flint.
It’s been three years and the long-suffering residents of Flint, Michigan are still without clean water. The fact that something as essential as drinking water is not available to Flint residents is unfathomable, especially considering that we live in the highly privileged United States. Unfortunately the current news for those living in Flint is even […]
Gov. Rick Snyder's office says the water has been tested and it meets the quality standards under the Lead and Copper Rule and Safe Drinking Water Act.
The year long report released by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission indicts not only individuals but systemic racism and offers solutions so that another Flint will never happen again.
A federal judge rejected a brief filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette in support of Flint residents Tuesday, citing that Schuette has brought up a "troubling ethical issue" in the case.
Despite the crisis being the state's fault, officials are fighting a federal court order requiring them to provide water and information to city residents.
Health officials report an increase of bacterial illness in Flint, Michigan. A reduction in hand washing to avoid contaminated municipal water may contribute to the outbreak.
Millions of dollars are heading to Flint, now that Congress has finally agreed to funnel funds into the city.
Plus, six more workers charged for their role in the Flint water crisis and U.S. Appeals Court strikes down voting law in North Carolina that targeted Black voters.
The Virginia Tech - Flint Water Study team claims results from recent testing of a water flushing program are promising. The primary source of Flint's water is now coming from the Detroit-based Great Lakes Water Authority.
Attorneys for the NAACP filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the residents and businesses affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The suit filed on Thursday in U.S. District Court says the individuals tasked to evaluate the water quality failed to test and treat the water, leading to contamination. Ten people are named […]
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