Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: Flint Water crisis

Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint water crisis relief effort

“Ongoing challenges remain years later for Flint residents, and it’s important that we don’t forget our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster.”

#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.”

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Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

Former LA Councilman pleads guilty to obstructing federal corruption probe

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.

A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.
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Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.