ICYMI: City Threatens to Turn Off Flint Residents' Water
Residents who don’t start paying for their lead-contaminated water will face shut-off notices this spring.
Federal Court Judge in Michigan Dismisses Flint Residents' Lawsuits
This is the third instance in one week for U.S. District Judge John C. O’Meara.
Flint Residents Disrupt City's Town Hall Meeting
Many in the crowd interrupted by crumpling plastic bottles as goverment representatives spoke.
ICYMI: Water Bottles From Flint Repurposed to Create Chandeliers
More than 2,000 plastic containers were used for the latest art.
3 Water Protectors Released From Jail After Dropping Banner During Football Game
The #NoDAPL supporters risked arrest to send a message to a bank behind the pipeline.
First Round of #NoDAPL Water Protectors Head to Court
Ten defendants will be on trial today—the first of more than 550 people the Morton County Sheriff’s Department arrested.
ICYMI: Flint Investigation Quietly Ends Without New Findings, Policy
The congressional panel highlighted the role of state officials and the EPA, but the panel’s senior Democrat wants to hold Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder accountable.
UPDATE: Water Ban Lifted in Texas City
The EPA plans to launch an in-depth investigation into the water contamination.
LISTEN: Flint Mayor Speaks Out on City's Water Crisis
Mayor Karen Weaver: “Rebuilding trust is harder than rebuilding infrastructure.”
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.”
Still No Clean Water for Some in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation
The private company that supplies water to Crouch Mesa, New Mexico, was supposed to have fixed a broken valve that left consumers vulnerable to E. coli by July 15. It hasn’t done so.
Flint to Continue Receiving Detroit Water Without Price Increase
The Great Lakes Water Authority extended the city’s agreement until June 2017.
For Flint, Finding Safe Drinking Water Is Still a Problem
Water bottle donations have decreased, and doctors are questioning the effectivenes of water filters.
Michigan Gov. to Drink Flint Water for 30 Days. Mayor is Unmoved.
“Drinking filtered water does not impress us at all,” Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said. “We need the funds because our goal has not changed, which is new pipes for the people of the city of Flint.”
Lifetime Fast-Tracked a Movie About the Flint Water Crisis
The film will explore what the Flint Water Advisory Task Force called “a story of government failure, intransigence, unpreparedness, delay, inaction and environmental injustice.”
Water in 30 Newark Public Schools Tests Positive for Lead
Officials have turned off the taps at half the district’s schools.
Michigan Governor Says Race Not a Factor in Flint Water Crisis, EPA Official Resigns
Federal government pledges $80 million to overhaul state’s water infrastructure.