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Flint Water Crisis

Flint says 2,181 lead pipes replaced

Flint says 2,181 lead pipes replacedBy 2020, the initiative plans to replace all of the lines, nearly 20,000
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Michigan’s legal bills for Flint water crisis top $14M

Michigan’s legal bills for Flint water crisis top $14MAt least $14 million has been spent hiring lawyers from at least 33 law firms, according to an AP analysis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on latest Flint fiasco

Podcast: Howes on latest Flint fiascoThe DEQ lawsuit against Flint over a deal with the Great Lakes Water Authority is the latest in a parade of absurdity.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint gets $15M to help women, infants exposed to lead

Flint gets $15M to help women, infants exposed to leadFederal funds will go to the Genesee County Healthy Start Program to aid residents exposed to lead in Flint’s water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: DEQ’s Flint lawsuit dripping with irony

Howes: DEQ’s Flint suit dripping with ironyThe city’s back on GLWA’s Detroit water, where Mayor Karen Weaver wants to stay. And City Council ain’t buying it.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

State sues Flint over ‘imminent’ public health threat

State sues Flint over ‘imminent’ threat to public healthAt a Monday meeting, the City Council ignored the state’s deadline and a June 15 letter warning of imminent legal action
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor, state clash over water tax liens

Flint mayor, state clash over water tax liensA state board rejected the city’s one-year freeze on forcing nearly 8,000 residents to pay their delinquent water bills
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyers: Don’t tie Wells’ case to manslaughter cases

Lawyers: Don’t tie Wells’ obstruction case to manslaughter casesAttorneys oppose having Dr. Eden Wells’ Flint case consolidated with other defendants facing involuntary manslaughter
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supplyFlint was under state control in 2014 when it switched from Detroit’s water system to the Flint River to save money
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint cites costs in plan to stay on Detroit water

Flint cites costs in plan to stay on Detroit waterCity poised to stay with the Detroit area water system in part because upgrading the city’s plant would cost $108M
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Flint Water Crisis

Email: Legionnaires assertion would ‘inflame situation’

Email: Flint Legionnaires assertion would ‘inflame situation’Email: State official charged over her role in Flint Legionnaires’ cases worried about linking water to pneumonia cases
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyer: Schuette’s publicity hurts Flint defendants

Lawyer: Schuette’s publicity taints jury pool, hurts Flint defendantsAn attorney for a Flint water crisis defendant said prosecutors are trying the case in public before it goes to trial
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Doctor: State health chief tried to conceal Flint data

Doctor: State health chief tried to conceal Flint dataWayne State doc in emails: Michigan chief medical officer Eden Wells tried to suppress Flint Legionnaires’ information
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Schuette: Lyon, Wells should resign over Flint charges

Schuette: Lyon, Wells should resign over Flint chargesAttorney General Bill Schuette clashes with Gov. Rick Snyder, says health director Nick Lyon, Eden Wells should resign
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Apologies demanded from Steve Harvey after Flint joke

Apologies demanded from Steve Harvey after Flint jokeFlint resident Dee Smith says Harvey told him to “enjoy your brown cup of water” during a call-in to Harvey’s radio show
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lyon, Wells lawyers vow vigorous fight on Flint charges

Lawyers for Lyon, Wells vow vigorous defense against Flint chargesHealth director Nick Lyon was released on a $15,000 bond; chief medical officer Eden Wells was released on a $25K bond
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Schuette won’t charge Snyder ‘at this time’

Schuette won’t charge Snyder ‘at this time’Schuette made the comment as he was charging Nick Lyon and four other former Flint and state officials
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: No denying politics in AG’s Flint water roll-up

Howes: No denying politics in AG’s Flint water roll-upBill Schuette says the charges stop short of Gov. Rick Snyder’s office door – for now
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Health chief, 4 others get Flint manslaughter charges

Mich. health chief, 4 others get Flint manslaughter chargesNick Lyon was accused of misconduct in office and involuntary manslaughter; 4 other officials were also charged
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

New charges in Flint water crisis

New charges in Flint water crisisNew charges in Flint water crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint lead levels still below federal action limit

Flint lead levels still below federal action limitState officials: Lead levels in Flint’s water supply remain below the federal standard for the ninth consecutive test
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Flint water woes drive opportunity for change

Howes: Flint water woes drive opportunity for changeStaying with Detroit water system another positive move for city
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Some state, Flint employees can be sued in water case

Judge: Some state, Flint employees can be sued over tainted waterU.S. district judge rules some counts in water lawsuit can proceed, but governor, state of Michigan are immune
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Dave Chappelle to play Flint charity show June 7

Dave Chappelle to play Flint charity show June 7Tickets for the performance, which will benefit a local charity, go on sale at noon Friday
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Tax foreclosure threat becomes latest hardship in Flint

Tax foreclosure threat latest hardship in Flint crisisNearly 8,000 homeowners were in danger of having tax foreclosure proceedings start because of unpaid water bills
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
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 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint residents with filters should flush pipes longer

Flint residents with filters should flush pipes longerThere is concern through studies that they can also support the growth of bacteria in water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
TV Plus

Movie on Flint crisis celebrates residents’ fight

Movie on Flint crisis celebrates residents’ fightQueen Latifah stars in movie following the story of women from Flint who sought justice over the lead-laden water
  • TV Plus
  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 4 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 4 weeks 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 4 weeks 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
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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