Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: Flint Water crisis

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.

Congress: Flint Residents Can Wait for Clean Water

"The people of Flint deserved assistance more than a year ago, and they require assistance now, without further delay."

Water Water Everywhere…

“We have many more cities like Flint all over our great nation. We have bridges and roads that are in disrepair. Our train system pales in comparison to any other one in any other of the industrialized nations. This is just for starters.”

BREAKING: Criminal Charges for 3 Over Flint Water Crisis is “Only...

Attorney General Bill Schuette stated that these charges are “only the beginning” and that no one guilty will be able to escape justice because “no one is above the law.”

Stop Flint residents from being charged for contaminated water

Sign the petition to stop Flint residents from being charged for contaminated water.

Scathing Report Blames State and Federal Government For Flint Water Crisis

“The Flint water crisis occurred when state-appointed emergency managers replaced local representative decision-making in Flint, removing the checks and balances and public accountability that come with public decision-making.”

What the Koch Brothers Have to Do With the Flint Water...

The water crisis in Flint is the tragic result of the wrong people in power.

Group Claims Snyder Is Illegally Using Millions In Taxpayer Money To...

Progress Michigan has filed a legal complaint against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's request to pay two law firms $1.2 million related to Flint lawsuits.

The Referendum That Might Have Headed Off Flint’s Water Crisis

Michigan’s voters decided to scrap the kind of super-empowered emergency managers who made questionable decisions in Flint – but state lawmakers found a way to revive the program.

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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.