Tag: Flint Water crisis
"Coronavirus is the biggest story in the country, and rightfully so. But today, this enormous, exclusive, and damning story should be a very, very close second."
More than five years after Flint’s water crisis first hit the news, the city has successfully lowered the lead levels in its...
“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."
"The people of Flint deserve answers. Hopefully this investigation will yield them. And there needs to be accountability for those involved in creating this crisis, including former Governor Snyder."
High levels of lead leached from the old pipes, poisoning a generation of Flint's children, and bacteria responsible for an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease killed more than a dozen residents.
Over 12,000 lead or galvanized steel pipes that could potentially bring lead-contaminated water are still in use.