Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Flint Water crisis

#Flint: An update and a reminder that it has been 1,196...

Flint’s water problems started in April 2014 when the city switched its water source from the city of Detroit to the Flint River.

In Flint water crisis, could involuntary manslaughter charges actually lead to...

Prosecutors will try to prove five Michigan officials were responsible for a Legionnaires’ death because they knew about the problem, but failed to warn the public. Similar cases of environmental disasters have not resulted in convictions, but there are reasons Flint could break the mold.

5 Michigan officials charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis

Still, no criminal charges have been filed against the governor at this time.

Atlantic City could be the next Flint – but residents are...

Chris Christie-appointed officials may soon privatize the city’s water utility.

Flint residents face crackdowns for not paying for poisoned water

Meanwhile, three years after the Flint water crisis began, pipes still have not been fixed and water is still considered unsafe to drink.

The next Flint? Two-thirds of residents in Corpus Christi, TX still...

Though some of the water use restriction have been lifted for some residents, two-thirds of those living in the Texas city are still forced to rely on bottled water for drinking and cooking.

Will Gov. Snyder be next to be charged over poisoning of...

The Flint water crisis began when unelected emergency manager Darnell Earley, appointed by Governor Rick Snyder, switched the source of the city’s drinking water from the Detroit system to the corrosive Flint River.

Four more officials charged with causing Flint water crisis

At least 13 former and current state and local officials face criminal charges for their participation in the Flint water crisis.

The Senate finally approves aid for Flint, but at an expense

“Federal funding to help begin fixing the pipes at the heart of the Flint water crisis is shamefully overdue.”

Veterans at Standing Rock are heading to Flint, Michigan

Flint has received relatively little media and public attention in the last few months, but residents there are still without clean drinking water and have been for years now.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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