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Flint Water Crisis

Flint residents speak out at city council meeting

Flint residents speak out at city council meetingFlint residents speak out at city council meeting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Charges dismissed against Flint water official

Charges dismissed against Flint water official67th District Judge Jennifer Manley dismissed charges against former Flint water utility administrator Michael Glasgow
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Trump kicks Snyder from Council of Governors

Trump kicks Snyder from Council of GovernorsPresident Donald Trumpmade clear again this week that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder isn’t among his revered governors
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Legislature approves $100M for Flint after error

Michigan Legislature approves $100M for Flint after errorFlint will get $100 million in federal aid after a legislative impasse and a drafting error delayed action
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Error delays Flint funding after sinkhole deal

Error delays Flint funding after sinkhole dealHouse officials said a Senate language error will delay final approval of $100 million in federal aid to help Flint
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

New lawyer delays Flint court proceedings

New lawyer delays Flint court proceedingsA judge set a June 19 probable cause conference after ex-Flint Public Works Director Howard Croft presents new attorney
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lesson from Flint: 'Test your dang water'

Lesson from Flint: ‘Test your dang water’Next week marks the third anniversary of Flint’s switch to corrosive river water that resulted in lead contamination
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Reforms languish in wake of Flint water crisis

Legislative reforms languish in wake of Flint water crisisNearly three years after Flint’s switch to river water, Michigan lawmakers have OK’d one reform inspired by the crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

6 arrests at Flint meeting on water supply

6 arrests at Flint meeting on water supplyPolice warned people not to disrupt the meeting held inside a Flint church
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Flint water reversal puts city back at start

Howes: Flint water reversal puts city back at startThe cruel irony is surpassed only by the breathtaking incompetence of officialdom and its trail of civic destruction.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint may get $100M despite political squabble

Flint may get $100M despite political squabbleFlint’s federal money is tied to the fate of a bill to pay for repairs to a collapsed Macomb County interceptor
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint’s Weaver: Stick with Detroit water

Flint’s Weaver: Stick with Detroit waterMayor reverses herself, says switching to Karegnondi too risky
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Opinion

Opinion: Pipe replacement program welcomes scrutiny

Opinion: Pipe replacement program welcomes scrutinyThere is no payment to the city until the state has received and reviewed the city’s requests for payment
  • Opinion
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Flint aid caught up in legislative clash on Fraser fix

Flint aid caught up in legislative clash on Fraser sinkhole fix$100 million for Flint pipe replacement may get delayed as Legislature clashes on Fraser sinkhole fix financing
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint to shut off water to 31 residents behind on bills

Flint to shut off water to 31 residents behind on billsOfficials said service will be shut off April 10 if customers with delinquent accounts don't make payments
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge praises $97M Flint settlement as ‘fair’

Federal judge praises $97M Flint lawsuit settlement as ‘fair and reasonable’Judge David Lawson approved a lawsuit settlement as “in the best interests of the citizens of Flint and the state”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Deal ups flow of funding for Flint water fallout

Deal ups flow of funding for Flint water falloutState to pay $47M more in settlement on pipes, bottle deliveries
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Fact Check: Obama, Trump had role in Flint water relief

Fact Check: Obama, Trump had role in Flint water reliefThe report says Obama refused to give money to Flint, which is false
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Michigan

GOP leaders oppose Snyder’s lead water rule

Michigan GOP leaders oppose Snyder’s proposed lead water safety ruleSenate Republicans question Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to lower allowable lead levels in Michigan water systems
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint to start water shut-offs for those behind on bill

Flint set to start water shut-offs for those behind on billMayor Karen Weaver said she’s delaying residential shut-offs until the first week of April
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Effort to replace pipes to Flint homes starts slow

Effort to replace pipes to Flint homes starts slowAs of last week, lines to fewer than 800 homes had been replaced with new copper pipe
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

EPA gives Flint $100M to help repair pipes

EPA gives Flint $100M to help repair lead-tainted pipesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved $100 million for Flint; a state match brings the total to $120 million
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Snyder to lower drinking water lead limits by 2020

Snyder to lower drinking water lead limits through 2020Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday unveiled his long-awaited plans for new water quality requirements.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Snyder creates commission to combat child lead exposure

Snyder creates commission to combat child lead exposureGov. Rick Snyder named 15 initial members on Thursday
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint to stay on Detroit water through connector

Flint to stay on Detroit water through connectorFlint is expected to keep buying pre-treated water from the Great Lake Water Authority until at least 2019
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Bankole Thompson

Bankole: Give Flint a clean bill of health

Bankole: Give Flint a clean bill of healthCitizens deserve an infrastructure package from Lansing that will deal with their health concerns and structural issues
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor meets briefly with Trump

Flint mayor meets briefly with TrumpFlint Mayor Karen Weaver met briefly with President Donald Trump on Wednesday after he extended an invitation
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-health official gets probation in Flint water crisis

Ex-health official gets probation in Flint water crisisThe retired head of the Health and Human Services Epidemiology Department pleaded no contest to willful neglect of duty
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

McLaren releases report over state’s legionella claims

McLaren releases report over state’s legionella claimsIn the 137-page report, the hospital said it would not agree to hire a third party monitor to oversee water quality
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint: ‘All clear’ for drinking water years away

Flint: ‘All clear’ for drinking water years awayFlint Mayor Karen Weaver thinks it will be at least two years until residents can drink tap water without a filter
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-Flint EMs due back in court next month over crisis

Ex-Flint EMs due back in court next month over crisisOn Tuesday, attorneys for the men made a brief appearance in 67th District Court in Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder, Weaver headline water conference in Flint

Snyder, Weaver headline national water conference in Flint3-day event will highlight infrastructure issues, exam lessons learned from crisis and explore solutions
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State, McLaren clash over water samples in outbreak

State, McLaren clash over water samples in disease outbreakMichigan health department suggests McLaren Flint may have destroyed water testing samples, which the hospital denies
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

EPA: Flint’s water switch studies ‘highly inadequate’

EPA: Flint’s water switch studies ‘highly inadequate’Flint’s plan to switch off Detroit water to the Karegnondi authority by the end of 2017 has hit another hurdle
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint plan for $100M in fed funding advances to EPA

Flint plan for $100M in fed funding advances to EPAThe ‘indended use’ plan outlines ways Flint wants to use federal funding approved by Congress late last year
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder commission: Racism played role in Flint crisis

Snyder commission: Racism played role in Flint crisisA Snyder-appointed commission claims “structural racism” played a part in the Flint water crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder meets with Weaver, defends water credit cutoff

Snyder meets with Weaver, defends Flint water bill credit cutoffMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder met with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver for more than an hour Tuesday at his Lansing office
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

State orders McLaren to fix conditions on Legionella

State orders McLaren to fix conditions on LegionellaFor second time, health officials order McLaren Flint hospital to “correct conditions” to reduce Legionella bacteria
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint urging state to reverse water bill credit cutoff

Weaver urging Snyder to reconsider water bill credit cutoffFlint Mayor Karen Weaver plans to urge Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder against ending a state-funded water bill relief program
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder plans renewed push for stricter lead water limit

Snyder plans renewed push for nation-leading, stricter lead water limitRick Snyder plans a renewed push on his plan 10 months ago to give Michigan the nation’s toughest water quality standard
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Officials: Flint to get water filters 3 more years

Officials: Flint to get water filters 3 more yearsThe city also received notice credits from the state for residents to pay water bills will stop
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint no longer getting water credits after February

Flint no longer getting water credits after FebruaryThe state cites the city’s improved water quality as the reason for ending the credits
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder requests $48.8M more for crisis-stricken Flint

Michigan Gov. Snyder requests $48.8M more in state budget for crisis-stricken FlintThe Republican governor said he would like to set aside $25 million of the $48.8 million for Flint as a “reserve” fund
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Report: Upgrading Flint’s water plant rises to $108M

Report: Cost of upgrading Flint’s water plant rises to $108MThe estimate includes $71 million in costs for upgrades and new water tanks
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge dismisses more Flint water crisis lawsuits

Judge dismisses more Flint water crisis lawsuitsThree more cases filed by residents among more than 60 that have been tossed
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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