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Flint Water Crisis

Registry opening for residents of Flint exposed to lead

Registry opening for residents of Flint exposed to leadThe registry will connect people to programs designed to minimize health problems
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint whistle-blower mom testifies in DEQ staffer case

Flint whistle-blower mom testifies in DEQ staffer caseLee-Anne Walters has said she noticed symptoms such as hair loss in her children because of Flint’s contaminated water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Board recommends returning control to Flint officials

Board recommends returning control to Flint officialsState-appointed receivership group has monitored beleaguered city’s finances since emergence from state oversight in ’15
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Editorial

Our Editorial: Oversight of Flint recovery is lacking

Our Editorial: Oversight of Flint recovery is lackingThe city is having trouble spending all the taxpayer aid in response to water crisis; an authority could help
  • Editorial
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyers spar over timing of Flint class-action lawsuit

Lawyers spar over timing of Flint class-action lawsuitThe fate of the lawsuit against the state in Flint’s water crisis rests in the hands of the Michigan Court of Appeals
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Levin picked as mediator in Flint class-action suit

Levin picked as mediator in Flint class-action suitEx-Sen. Carl Levin and retired judge tapped as proposed mediators in class-action suit against state and Flint officials
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flood: Regulators didn’t ‘stop poisoning’ Flint people

Flood: State regulators failed to ‘stop poisoning’ Flint peopleProsecutor Todd Flood accused four state environmental staffers of not protecting Flint residents from lead poisoning
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Flint Water Crisis

DEQ Flint criminal hearings loom after 18-month delay

DEQ Flint criminal hearings loom after 18-month delayFour state bureaucrats charged in the Flint water probe will get their day in court Monday after 18 months of waiting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

4 Flint schools have elevated lead levels in water

4 Flint schools found with elevated lead levels in waterTesting in the last months of 2017 found that four schools and care facilities had elevated levels of lead in the water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint schools’ chief wants state plan on water testing

Flint schools’ chief wants state plan on water testingThe head of Flint schools wants a comprehensive plan for testing faucet and drinking fountain water for lead
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problems

Flint’s mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problemsWeaver said the city is trying to fix reports on replaced water pipelines despite complaints of late, faulty records
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

State: Flint school district not allowing water testing
Michigan environmental officials say a Flint school district hasn’t allowed the state to flush lines or test water

State: Flint school district not allowing water testingMichigan environmental officials say a Flint school district hasn’t allowed the state to flush lines or test water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Coalition wants judge to intervene in Flint water deal

Coalition wants judge to intervene in Flint water dealActivists say city fails to provide “timely, accurate, and complete” reports on pipe replacement, other measures
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

DEQ water analyst agrees to plea in Flint water case

DEQ water analyst agrees to plea in Flint water caseA low-level DEQ official agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors Wednesday in Bill Schuette’s Flint water crisis case
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

McLaren official: Lyon untruthful in Legionella release

McLaren official: Lyon untruthful in Legionella releaseJulie Borowski testified that she and others at McLaren tried to get state officials to get involved in the outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

EPA seeks advice on ‘dumb and dangerous’ lead rule

EPA seeks advice on ‘dumb and dangerous’ lead ruleThe Environmental Protection Agency is seeking advice on what Gov. Snyder has called a “dumb and dangerous” lead rule
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-mayor: Wells consulted on Flint water issues

Ex-mayor: Wells consulted on Flint water issuesEx-Mayor Dayne Walling said state health official Eden Wells got involved in Flint’s water issues as early as March 2015
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Hearing: State ‘wouldn’t help’ in Legionella outbreak

Hearing: State ‘wouldn’t help’ in Legionella outbreakCardiologist says Flint area man died of Legionnaires’ disease during a hearing for state health official Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

More than 6,200 water pipes replaced so far in Flint

More than 6,200 water pipes replaced so far in FlintThe city and the state of Michigan agreed to replace at least 18,000 lead or galvanized-steel water lines by 2020
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint plea deal hearing delayed

Flint plea deal hearing delayedA plea deal between Flint special prosecutors and DEQ staffer Adam Rosenthal is expected to be held at a later date
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Wells’ attorney, Flint prosecutor spar over testy texts

Wells’ attorney, Flint prosecutor spar over testy textsAttorney for health official Eden Wells said the prosecutor was inaccurate to say a witness belittled county officials
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

State analyst reaches plea deal in Flint water case

State analyst reaches plea deal in Flint water caseAdam Rosenthal is accused of altering lead test results and falsely reporting they were below the federal action level
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Defense, witness spar in Flint case

Professor disagrees with defendant Lyon over funding, testingWSU professor testifies about funding to study Flint Legionella outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Witness: Legionella alert was local responsibility

Witness: Legionella alert was local responsibilityState epidemiologist testified Genesee County Health Department should have warned the public on Legionella outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Mich. wants all lead pipes replaced within 20 years

Michigan wants all lead pipes replaced within 20 yearsGov. Rick Snyder’s administration will require the replacement of every underground lead service pipe within 20 years
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint official pleads no contest in water probe

Flint utilities official pleads no contest in water probeThe former utilities director in Flint has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor in the city’s lead-tainted water probe
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Testimony in Wells’ manslaughter hearing delayed

Testimony in Wells’ manslaughter hearing delayedThe case against state chief medical officer was delayed due to a death in the family for one member of the prosecution
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint council narrowly OKs 30-year water deal

Flint council narrowly OKs 30-year water deal‘It’s been a long-time coming,’ Mayor Karen Weaver says after council vote
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Michigan

KWA to deliver water to customers this weekend

KWA to deliver water to customers this weekendIt’s been a dream to get off Detroit’s water system by many here for more than 14 years.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge gives Flint one day to decide water source

Judge gives Flint one day to decide water sourceU.S. District Court judge will give city officials until Tuesday to vote on the water source holding a hearing Monday
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

WSU prof: State health officials opposed Flint testing

WSU prof: State health officials opposed Flint testingWayne State University professor “disgusted” by state health director Nick Lyon’s comment he “can’t save everyone”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

State forgives $20M in Flint water debt

State forgives $20M in Flint water debtMichigan Treasurer Nick Khouri said forgiving the water infrastructure debt “provides financial relief” for Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Enbridge Line 5 saga imperils Michigan business

Howes: Enbridge Line 5 saga imperils Mich. businessRolling disclosures of problems with pipeline under Straits of Mackinac raise troubling questions for state economy
  • Daniel Howes
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

WSU prof: Flint water switch prompted outbreak

WSU prof: Flint water switch prompted Legionnaires’ outbreakA Wayne State University expert hired by the state said Flint’s water switch helped spur Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint hearing postponed for document review

Flint hearing postponed for document reviewProsecutors told a judge they need more time to review documents provided the day before by lawyers for Dr. Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Elections

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall election

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall electionFlint Mayor Karen Weaver faces a recall election involving 17 challengers including City Council member Scott Kincaid
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Genesee official: State didn’t take warnings seriously

Genesee County health official says state didn’t take warnings seriouslyGenesee County environmental health director said state didn’t take warnings seriously
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Daughter: Flint Legionnaires' victim in good health

Daughter: Flint Legionnaires’ victim in good healthShe adds John Snyder had a heart condition in the involuntary manslaughter hearing for Chief Medical officer Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder OKs bill to expand scholarship program to Flint

Snyder OKs bill to expand scholarship program to FlintPromise Zone law allows communities that secure private funding to use some state tax revenue to pay students’ tuition
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge slows state’s effort to revive Flint water deal

Judge slows state’s effort to revive Flint water dealThe state wanted a federal judge to empower Flint Mayor Karen Weaver to approve a revised 30-year water deal
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Filing: Impossible that Wells caused Flint death

Filing: Impossible that Wells caused Flint deathLawyers say man died just 1 month after medical officer took job, making her involvement a ‘physical impossibility’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

WSU prof testifying in Legionnaires’ case

WSU prof testifying in Legionnaires’ caseNick Lyon faces involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office charges in the death of a Genesee Township man
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Staffer says Snyder told of Legionnaires’ on a call

Staffer says Snyder told of Legionnaires’ on a callAn aide for Gov. Snyder is expected to continue testifying in Nick Lyon’s involuntary manslaughter case over Flint water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Prelim exam for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon

Prelim exam for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick LyonPrelim exam for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyer: Prosecutor created ‘sideshow’ to malign Snyder

Lawyer: Prosecutor created ‘sideshow’ to malign SnyderAttorneys for Nick Lyon says special prosecutor Todd Flood created a political “sideshow” to malign Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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