#FlintWaterCrisis

Despite blizzard conditions, military veterans marched in support of water protectors at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 5, 2016, outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Now, vets are looking to head to Flint.

Vets at Standing Rock Want to Help With #FlintWaterCrisis Next

U.S. Army veteran Wes Clark Jr.: “People have been treated wrong in this country for a long time.”

A woman holds a sign while attending a prayer service before participating in a national mile-long march to highlight the push for clean water in Flint February 19, 2016, in Flint, Michigan.

READ: Flint Police Officer Discusses Structural Racism, Hope in City Police Department

Brian Willingham: “With all that Flint has been through, I believe it still stands today because of its Police Department.”

The city of Flint Water Plant is illuminated by moonlight on Jan. 23, 2016, in Flint, Michigan. The state approved new funds for the city yesterday.

Federal Government Approves $119M Plan to Remove Lead from Michigan Homes

The state is starting with Flint.

The city's water supply was contaminated by lead after a switch from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a source in April 2014. More than two years later, residents continue to feel the impacts in their worsening behavioral health.

In Flint, Residents Report More Trouble Sleeping, Anxiety and Depression Since Water Crisis

The consequences of lead-tainted water was more than physical symptoms.

Tears stream down the face of Morgan Walker, age 5 of Flint, as she gets her finger pricked for a lead screening on January 26, 2016, at Eisenhower Elementary School in Flint, Michigan.

ACLU of Michigan Sues State and City of Flint on Behalf of the Town's Children

The lawsuit alleges that government officials have violated three federal education laws.

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) arrives at a news briefing at the Capitol September 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. A day later, he'll defend necessary action from the Congress for the #FlintWaterCrisis.

Congress Approves Funding for Zika and Louisiana Floods

The bill only needs the president’s signature, but it’s still missing funding for the #FlintWaterCrisis.

Christopher Furlong/Getty

Civil and Human Rights Activists Join With Faith and Environmental Groups to Call on Congressional Funding for Flint

The House enters its next recess on October 1 and Congess is being urged to take action before then.

Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Medical Center, at the Capitol on February 10, 2016, in Washington, D.C. A year ago, she exposed the blood lead levels of Flint children.

READ: A Year Later, Flint Continues to Deal With Drinking Water Problems

In the city of 99,000 residents, fewer than 200 unsafe pipes have been replaced.

Protestors hold a press conference to protest Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump's visit to Flint, Michigan, at the city's Water Treatment Plant on September 14, 2016.

New Water Bill Passes Senate, Can Provide $270M to Lead-Affected Communities

Funding for Flint would begin immediately upon House approval.

Colorlines Screenshot of Elle's "Flint is Family" project, taken on Aug. 9, 2016.

ICYMI: Elle Just Published a Powerful Digital Project on Flint

“This is the story of how a town loses a family and a family loses a town.”

Matt Cardy/Getty

Pittsburgh Joins the List of U.S. Cities with Lead in Drinking Water

“The levels in Pittsburgh are comparable to those reported in Flint,” said a researcher.

Spencer Platt/Getty

UPDATE: First, It Was Flint's Water. Now, It's Their Trash

The City of Flint has suspended its trash pickup service because of a dispute between the mayor and city council.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced 13 felony charges and five misdemeanor charges against two state officials and one city official in the City of Flint's lead water contamination crises April 20, 2016, in Flint, Michigan.

Michigan Attorney General Charges More People for Flint Water Crimes

Bill Schuette has been working tirelessly to hold accountable those in charge of the disaster in Flint, Michigan.

Bill Pugliano/Getty

Did the Flint Water Crisis Also Lead to a Fatal Outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease?

A Wayne State University study of more than 850 homes will confirm whether the city’s use of contaminated Flint River water sparked the outbreak that killed 12 people between 2014 and 2015.

Christopher Furlong/Getty

Flint to Continue Receiving Detroit Water Without Price Increase

The Great Lakes Water Authority extended the city’s agreement until June 2017.

Mayor Karen Weaver

Flint Must Maintain Contract That Indirectly Sparked the Water Crisis

Says Mayor Karen Weaver: “You have to work with the hand that you dealt.”

  •