High Lead Levels Force Detroit to Shut Off Water Fountains At All Public Schools
The underfunded district faces millions in plumbing bills to reverse the problem.
Dangerously High Lead Levels Found In Suburban Chicago Homes
Researchers who helped in Flint, Michigan, are now intervening in Illinois.
New Report Details How Poorly The EPA Handled Flint Water Crisis
The EPA’s inspector general says the agency’s passivity worsened a “catastrophic situation.”
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“Flint ain’t fixed!”
Michigan Seeks to Enact Nation's Strictest Rules on Water Lead Levels
The changes are a response to the ongoing Flint water crisis.
ICYMI: Nestlé to Donate Water to Flint
Nestlé reportedly pays just $200 per year to access underground aquifers in the Michigan town of Evart, just two hours from Flint.
New Legislation Aims to Prevent the Next Flint Water Crisis
Representatives Keith Ellison and Ro Khanna introduced The WATER Act on the fourth anniversary of the day Flint’s water woes began.
Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint
Many of the city’s residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.
Testing Shows That Flint's Kids Still Attend Schools With Elevated Lead Water Levels
Free bottled water for students is only guaranteed through the end of this school year.
Water Crisis Weighs on Citizens and Police in 'Flint Town'
A new Netflix documentary series embeds with the Flint Police Department as the water crisis corrodes the relationship between Flint officials and the predominantly Black citizens they serve.
STUDY: Outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease Linked to Flint Water Crisis
Researchers trace a rise in the illness to the water source that triggered the crisis.
Flint Finally Has A New Permanent Water Source
The predominantly Black residents of the Michigan city have been without safe water for 1,316 days.
Flint's First Black Female Mayor Faces Recall Election
Karen Weaver on her critics: “You wait for a woman to come and clean things up, and then here you come and want to take it.”
STUDY: Flint's Water Crisis Led to a Decrease in Fertility and Increase in Fetal Deaths
Researchers believe there was a “substantial” drop in the number of babies born.
ICYMI: Bruno Mars to Donate $1 Million to Flint Residents
The musician says he wants to help “our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster.”
Two Flint Whistle Blowers Honored With $250K Prize
Both intend to donate the money to further recovery efforts.
Did the Flint Water Crisis Increase the City's Infant Mortality Rate?
Current numbers don’t show a huge change, but researchers are keeping their eye on trends.
New Harvard Analysis Highlights How Media Failed the People of Flint
“There is not much hope for the environmental security of all Americans if the media does not respond to emergencies in a nondiscriminatory way.”
Michigan Sues Flint for City's Decision on Drinking Water Contract
The city council decided to extend its current contract short-term instead of going with a 30-year one, as the mayor and state had suggested.
Flint Advisory Board Upholds Tax Liens Against City Residents For Unpaid Water Bills
The state won’t help subsidize the city’s water, but it is allocating $4 million to defend employees who were charged for their involvement in the lead water crisis.