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Flint Water Crisis

New questions after Flint Legionnaires’ revelation

New questions swirl after Flint Legionnaires’ revelationProsecutors ask more questions about what Snyder officials knew of Flint Legionnaires’ cases after court testimony.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ice Mountain bottler will send water to Flint

Ice Mountain bottler will send water to Flint for monthsMayor Karen Weaver said Nestle will send 100,000 bottles to Flint each week for free distribution at three sites
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Flint Water Crisis

Witness: Lyon revealed Flint disease outbreak in 2015

Witness: Lyon revealed Flint disease outbreak in 2015Witness: Snyder’s top staff were told of Flint area Legionnaires’ outbreak by health chief Nick Lyon in September 2015
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

State cited Flint ‘deficiencies,’ then ended free water

State cited Flint ‘deficiencies,’ then ended free waterA March 21 letter warned the city still had “significant deficiencies” with its water system oversight and operations
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Wayne County

1 in 7 Highland Park kids lead poisoned

1 in 7 Highland Park kids lead poisonedDetroit has second highest proportion of children with elevated levels on state list
  • Wayne County
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

El-Sayed’s first ad in Mich. governor’s race features Little Miss Flint

El-Sayed’s first ad features Little Miss FlintThe ad shows El-Sayed rallying with “Little Miss Flint” water activist Mari Copeny and civil rights activist Shaun King
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Flint appeals to EPA over canceled state meeting

Flint appeals to EPA over canceled state meetingFlint is appealing to the Environmental Protection Agency after state officials canceled a water recovery meeting
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Schuette: Calley attack over Flint charges ‘desperate’

Schuette: Calley attack over Flint charges ‘desperate’Schuette says Calley’s criticism of him over the prosecution of state officials for Flint’s water crisis is “desperate.”
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Witness: Lyon didn’t say ‘people are going to die’

Witness: Lyon didn’t say ‘people are going to die’ in FlintState agency finance official says Wayne State expert was profane in 2016 meeting while Nick Lyon was “calm, steady”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Advocates: At 4-year mark, Flint isn’t all ‘better’

Advocates: At 4-year mark, Flint isn’t ‘better’Congressional representatives in Washington and protesters in Lansing mark fourth anniversary of Flint water switch
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Expert: Man didn’t die of Legionella

Expert: Man died of respiratory distress, not LegionellaWitness Dr. Band said Flint area man refused to replace a pacemaker with a defibrillator, risking “sudden death”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Va. Tech. expert, team win $2M for lead water research

Va Tech. expert’s team wins $2M for lead water researchEnvironmental Protection Agency announcing funding for work by Marc Edwards’ team on a ‘community science project’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint doctor: Eden Wells ‘responsive’ on lead crisis

Flint doc: Eden Wells ‘responsive’ on lead crisisDr. Mona Hanna-Attisha praised Dr. Eden Wells as “responsive” as state health superiors were “attacking” her lead study
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Witness: Flint disease outbreak publicity needed in 2014

Witness: Flint disease outbreak declaration needed in June 2014The final prosecution witness is expected to be called in the Flint water criminal hearing of the state’s Dr. Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Hanna-Attisha to testify for defense in Flint case

Hanna-Attisha plans to testify for defense in Flint caseDr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint lead whistle blower, is expected to testify for State Medical Executive Dr. Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Mich. water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

Mich. water activist, 6 others win environmental prizeA woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint has won a Goldman Environmental Prize
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Tournament brings flood of water relief for Flint

Tournament brings flood of water relief for FlintThousands of cases of water were donated for Flint during a basketball tournament in Indiana
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge won’t order Flint bottled water program to resume

Judge won’t order Flint bottled water program to resumeSome residents and Mayor Karen Weaver say bottled water should remain available until home water lines are replaced
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Genesee expert: Flint water plant ‘out of control’

Genesee expert: Flint water plant ‘out of control’Genesee County official testified at the Flint criminal hearing of four current and ex-state environmental regulators
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Michael Moore sprays ‘Flint water’ at Michigan Capitol

Michael Moore sprays ‘Flint water’ at Michigan CapitolThe filmmaker and liberal provocateur made an unannounced stop outside the Michigan Capitol — with a film crew
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Flint among national finalists for $30M HUD grant

Flint among national finalists for $30M HUD grantOfficials seek $30 million to implement South Flint Community Plan to boost housing, improve neighborhoods
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder cancels Flint meeting amid lawsuit threat

Snyder cancels Flint meeting amid lawsuit threatGov. Rick Snyder’s office said it has canceled a Flint water crisis response meeting because of a threatened lawsuit
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

DEQ defense lawyers grill ex-Flint plant operator

DEQ defense lawyers grill ex-Flint plant operatorAttorneys challenged the special prosecution’s witness against four state water regulators charged with crimes in Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Weaver explores legal action after Snyder ‘callousness’

Weaver explores legal action after Snyder ‘callousness’Flint is exploring legal options as Gov. Snyder says bottled water was provided seven months past its legal obligations
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Independent tests: Flint water improving

Independent tests show Flint water quality is improvingTests at 92 homes showed lead levels far below the federal action level of 15 parts per billion
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge OKs plan to give Flint kids lead screening

Judge OKs plan to give Flint kids lead screeningSettlement agreement includes universal screenings for learning disabilities for all Flint children
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint protesters to Snyder: ‘Do your job’

Flint protesters to Snyder: ‘Do your job’More than 50 people were kicked out of a House session while chanting, “Do your job. Open the pods”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor to lobby Snyder on bottled water

Flint mayor to lobby Snyder to continue bottled waterFlint Mayor Karen Weaver is planning to lobby Gov. Rick Snyder for an extension of the free bottled water for her city
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint students to be assessed for lead impact

Flint students to be assessed for lead impactMichigan education officials funding program for Flint children to provide universal screening for learning disabilities
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Snyder ending bottled water for Flint

Snyder ending bottled water for FlintSnyder: Flint water has tested below federal lead limits for nearly two years, so bottled water deliveries are ending
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Wayne State defends professor on Flint accusation

Wayne State defends professor on Flint accusationWayne State University defended professor Shawn McElmurry, who has been accused of exaggerating his Flint work
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Kildee calls for departure of EPA’s Pruitt

Kildee calls for departure of EPA’s PruittFlint lawmaker Dan Kildee is calling on Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to resign or be fired
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Snyder ends state oversight for Flint

Snyder ends state oversight for FlintFlint become the last Michigan city to be released from state oversight as Gov. Rick Snyder prepared to sign an order
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Edwards: Flint witness falsified research claims

Edwards: Flint witness falsified research claimsWayne State professor Shawn McElmurry rejects Virginia Tech Marc Edwards’ filing that he falsified research claims
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder aide to Flint activist: ‘Crawl back in your hole’

Snyder aide to Flint activist: ‘Crawl back in your hole’Rich Baird is under fire for a text exchange he started with a Flint activist about criticism of the governor
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Researcher: Official helped gather Flint water emails

Researcher: Official helped gather Flint water emailsMarc Edwards says Eden Wells ‘seemed very professional and wanted to get to the truth of the matter in a timely fashion’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Va. Tech expert: Mistakes made in Flint water switch

Va. Tech expert: Mistakes made in Flint water switchMarc Edwards testified in the district court case involving Nick Lyon, the state Health and Human Services director
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Study: Lead in Flint kids’ blood drops to historic low

Study: Lead in Flint kids’ blood drops to historic lowDrop in 2016 came after action taken in response to city’s water crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Investigator: New Flint probe looks at financial fraud

Investigator: New Flint probe looks at financial fraudThe lead investigator into Flint’s water crisis said greed drove decision to switch water source
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Expert in Flint case: Man didn’t die from Legionnaires’

Expert in Flint case: Man didn’t die from Legionnaires’An infectious disease expert said a Flint area man died from acute respiratory distress syndrome but not Legionnaires’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-Flint water plant chief lied on forms to alert DEQ

Ex-Flint water plant chief lied on forms to alert DEQEx-water plant operator Michael Glasgow is testifying against four state environmental regulators on Flint water crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Politics

EPA chief wants to eradicate lead from drinking water

EPA chief wants to eradicate lead from drinking waterFederal environmental chief Scott Pruitt: “I do think what happened in Flint is something that could happen elsewhere”
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Edwards called as Flint defense witness for Lyon, Wells

Edwards called as Flint defense witness for Lyon, WellsLawyers for state health officials call Flint water expert Mark Edwards as a witness in involuntary manslaughter cases
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Supreme Court leaves ruling reviving Flint lawsuits

Supreme Court leaves in place ruling reviving Flint lawsuitsThe ruling revived 2 federal lawsuits stemming from the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Experts: Lyon likely bound for trial in Flint case

Experts: Lyon likely bound for trial in Flint caseExperts: Nick Lyon is headed for trial in Flint manslaughter case unless defense pokes big hole in case
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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