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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
  • 1 day, 1 hour 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
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 4 days 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
  • 1 week, 4 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 6 days 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 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 weeks, 3 days 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 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 3 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
  • 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water lawsuit dismissed by judge

Flint water lawsuit dismissed by judgeAllowing the class-action case to proceed would bypass procedures of the Safe Drinking Water Act, judge said
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint residents seek $722M over water crisis

Flint residents seek $722M over water crisisMore than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners have filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State to pay criminal defense tabs of Flint’s ex-EMs

State of Michigan set to pay criminal defense tabs for Flint’s former emergency managersMichigan taxpayers will pay litigation and legal defense expenses for two former Flint emergency managers
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Stats link pneumonia deaths spike to Flint water crisis

Stats link pneumonia deaths spike to Flint water crisisNew stats show a trend that matches a previously identified rise in cases of Legionnaires’ disease over the same period
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

EPA: No ‘freeze’ on Flint funding under Trump

EPA: No ‘freeze’ on Flint funding under TrumpGrant awards “were never stopped, actually,” said an EPA spokesman. “Nothing was canceled, nothing was delayed”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Music

Big Sean raises $100,000 for Flint children

Big Sean raises $100,000 for Flint childrenThe Detroit rapper appeared on ‘The Daily Show,’ saying the Flint water crisis is not ‘close to being over’
  • Music
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water has fallen below federal lead limit

Flint water has fallen below federal lead limitFlint’s water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Michigan Dems fear Trump’s EPA grant freeze may hurt Flint

Michigan Dems fear Trump’s EPA grant freeze may hurt FlintThree Michigan members of Congress want to know if an EPA grant freeze will endanger possible aid for Flint
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

House panel blocks Flint-related subpoena bid for gov

House panel rejects subpoena request for Flint-related documents from Michigan Gov. SnyderU.S. House committee Republicans reject Rep. Lawrence’s request to subpoena documents on Flint crisis from Gov. Snyder
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge: Schuette ‘superficial posturing’ in Flint case

Judge: Schuette ‘superficial posturing’ in Flint caseU.S. District Judge David Lawson issued a 10-page opinion and order denying Schuette’s request to file an amicus brief
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Obama’s hope and change hard-earned in Michigan

Obama’s hope and change hard-earned in MichiganSlow but steady economic recovery, health care law leave divisive legacy
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Dems renew subpoena request for Snyder’s Flint records

Congressional Dems renew subpoena request for Snyder’s Flint recordsOffice of Gov. Rick Snyder has said it “complied fully” with House panel’s request, labeled request a “partisan attack”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint frustrated a year after Snyder’s ‘fix it’ promise

Flint residents, officials frustrated a year after Snyder vows to ‘fix’ water problemsA year ago, Gov. Rick Snyder addressed Flint’s water ills by telling the residents, “I am sorry, and I will fix it”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver : One Year Later

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver : One Year LaterAfter her first year in office, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver speaks to Detroit News reporter Jim Lynch on her continuing battle against the State of Michigan over her city’s water crisis.
  • News
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

MLK program in Detroit focuses on Flint water crisis

MLK program in Detroit focuses on Flint water crisisMartin Luther King Jr. Senior High School honors civil rights leaders, others who have aided Detroit and Flint
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Up to 4K Flint homes could get new faucets

Up to 4K Flint homes could get new faucetsThose who qualifying will have a kitchen and bathroom faucet replaced in wake of lead-tainted water crisis, state says
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water town hall leaves residents discouraged

Flint water town hall leaves residents discouragedThe distance between Flint residents and the ability to trust their water and those in charge of it appears wide
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Flint town hall meeting

Flint town hall meetingFlint town hall meeting
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State orders legionella action by Genesee, hospital

State orders moves by Genesee health agency, Flint hospital to reduce risk of legionellaMcLaren Flint hospital, Genesee County Health Department fire back at state, with McLaren decrying state’s ‘fixation’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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