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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 week, 1 day 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 week, 1 day 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 week, 4 days 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 week, 4 days 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 week, 6 days 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 week, 6 days 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
  • 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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Schuette defends himself on judge’s ‘posturing’ jab

Schuette defends himself against federal judge’s accusation of ‘superficial posturing’Attorney General Bill Schuette defended himself after a judge accused him of “superficial posturing” in a Flint case
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 4 weeks 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
  • 4 weeks 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge: Give Flint probe data to charged workers

Judge: Give Flint probe data to charged workersCurrent and former state officials facing criminal charges in the Flint water crisis, won a legal battle Wednesday
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Schuette backs getting bottled water delivered in Flint

Schuette backs getting bottled water delivered to Flint residentsMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is siding with Flint residents in a lawsuit against the state and city
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Flint town hall meeting

Flint town hall meetingFlint town hall meeting
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

EPA offers $17M in Flint-inspired aid via new program

EPA offers $17M in Flint-inspired loan aid through new programPart of the $170 million in Flint-inspired aid approved by Congress is being made available to Flint, other communities
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Officials meet in Chicago to discuss Flint water crisis

Officials meet in Chicago to discuss Flint water crisisIt was a meeting touted as an opportunity for officials to share testing data on the safety of city drinking water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

ACLU sounds Flint water alarm ahead of EPA summit

ACLU sounds Flint water alarm ahead of EPA summitSchool issues “must be addressed before anyone can say the water in Flint is safe,” according to the Michigan ACLU
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder signs 3-day lead-contaminated water alert law

Snyder signs 3-day lead-contaminated water alert lawSparked by Flint water crisis, legislation will require cities to notify residents of dangerous levels within 3 days
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Report: Cher to star in TV movie on Flint water crisis

Report: Cher to star in TV movie on Flint water crisisIconic entertainer who has spoken out about the issue tapped for project, Hollywood Reporter reports
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Mich. partly covers Flint water bills another 3 months

Michigan partly covers Flint water bills another 3 monthsFlint residents and businesses will continue qualifying for state-funded credits on their water bills
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

State could pay for Flint EMs’ criminal defense

Snyder administration could pay for defense attorneys for 2 Flint emergency managersDarnell Earley and Gerald Ambrose should “pay for their own damn defense,” Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich said
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

AG Schuette’s office draws new criticism on Flint probe

AG Schuette’s office draws new criticism about Flint water investigationApproval by Attorney General Schuette’s office of a questionable document spurred a call for a new look at Flint case
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State explains why no bottled water delivery in Flint

State explains why no bottled water delivery in FlintThe state said it faces “financial, logistical and practical difficulties” in carrying out the operation
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

‘False pretense’ charges may be hard to pursue in Flint

‘False pretense’ charges may be hard to pursue in FlintHurdles may lie ahead in how those accused benefited from their alleged illegal actions, and who was harmed
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Snyder on Flint EMs: ‘They worked hard in good faith’

Snyder backs Flint EMs: ‘They worked hard in good faith’Snyder responded to characterization former emergency managers fixated on Flint’s finances to detriment of public health
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Gov. Snyder Reflects on Flint Water Crisis

Gov. Snyder Reflects on Flint Water CrisisMichigan Gov. Snyder sat down with The Detroit News Wednesday afternoon in his Lansing office and reflected on the year's developments in the Flint Water Crisis, touching on emergency managers, water quality, progress in Flint and legal developments.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Motion seeks to force Flint bottled water delivery

Motion seeks to force Flint bottled water deliveryA judge issued an order last month that calls for four cases of bottled water per resident be delivered each week
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-Flint EM Earley arraigned on criminal charges

Ex-Flint emergency manager Earley arraigned on criminal chargesEarley appeared with his attorney in 67th District Court in Flint where he was arraigned on false pretenses
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Court: Judge shouldn’t have issued Flint orders

Court: Judge shouldn’t have issued secretive Flint ordersA three-judge panel said 7th Circuit Judge Geoffrey Neithercut’s orders were an abuse of his discretion
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint crisis charges raise scrutiny of EM law

Flint crisis charges raise scrutiny of EM lawThe charges center on two former emergency managers and two former Flint public works officials.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
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