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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
  • 2 days, 4 hours 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
  • 2 days, 7 hours 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
  • 3 days, 6 hours 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
  • 3 days, 7 hours 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
  • 3 days, 10 hours 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
  • 4 days, 10 hours 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
  • 6 days, 3 hours 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
  • 6 days, 3 hours 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
  • 6 days, 9 hours 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 week, 1 day 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 3 days 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 week, 3 days 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 week, 6 days 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 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-epidemiologist: Wells knew of Legionnaires’ outbreak

Ex-epidemiologist: Legionnaires’ outbreak known by WellsState health leaders including Chief Medical Executive Wells knew about the Legionnaires’ outbreak in 2015
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

More Flint water samples show elevated lead levels

More Flint water samples show elevated lead levelsRecent water tests at elementary schools in Flint have found an increase in samples showing high lead levels
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Lawmakers want update on watchdog’s Flint probe

Lawmakers want update on watchdog’s Flint probeMichigan lawmakers want update on 2-year-old Flint water crisis probe by Environmental Protection Agency watchdog
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Genesee official admits errors in Legionnaires’ notice

Genesee official admits errors in Legionnaires’ noticeGenesee County official admits he said it wasn’t “reasonable” to notify the public about the Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyer grills official to show state’s aid in outbreak

Lawyer grills official in bid to show state’s aid in outbreakHealth director Nick Lyon’s lawyer tried to show the Michigan agency helped Genesee County agency during Flint crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Public apathy greets initial Flint prosecutions

Public apathy greets initial Flint prosecutionsFew Flint residents have come to court during the five months of criminal legal proceedings related to the water probe
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-official: Flint water plant plagued by problems

Ex-official: Flint water plant plagued by problemsFormer city official Michael Glasgow said the water plant couldn’t use phosphate coating to keep pipes from rusting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-Flint official: DEQ ignored plant warning

Ex-Flint official: DEQ ignored plant warningThe ex-water utilities administrator for Flint said he warned state environmental officials the water plant wasn’t ready
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Movies

Netflix releases trailer for docu-series 'Flint Town'

Netflix releases trailer for ‘Flint Town’The original documentary series embeds filmmakers with Flint police forces to tell the story of a struggling city
  • Movies
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Doctor: State’s top doc threatened Flint researchers

Doctor: Flint researchers threatened by top docWSU researcher: Eden Wells threatened to withhold money from a group probing Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water switch led to most Legionnaires’ cases

Study: Flint water switch led to most Legionnaires’ casesResearchers estimate 80 percent of Legionnaires’ cases in 2014-15 outbreak can be attributed to Flint water switch
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
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