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.
Michigan officials filed a court motion while they appeal the decision in a lawsuit brought by several advocacy groups.
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.
Officials and residents urge the nation to not forget about them in their time of need.
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.
Roland Martin talks to Mayor Karen Weaver about the update on the water crisis in Flint amid the latest Environmental Protection Agency findings. “We got these tests done and the EPA said that filtered water was safe to drink. while we believe and know that it’s progress it’s not where we want to be. We’re still using […]
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 […]
Karen Weaver, the Mayor of Flint, Michigan is accused of funneling money from the city’s water donations to fund a personal campaign. CNN.com reports: In…
At the height of Flint’s water crisis, nearly 9,000 children had been exposed to lead from drinking contaminated water. Mayor Karen Weaver reported an estimated 5,000 homes were in need of lead pipe replacements. President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration in January, ordering federal aid in conjunction with volunteer efforts on the ground, but it was only set […]
According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]