Water

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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.

General view of downtown Flint, Michigan, as well as the famed arches bearing the city's nickname "Vehicle City" on March 17, 2016.

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, Michigan, Mayor Karen Weaver testifies before the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee on February 10, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Yesterday, she addressed her city at a town hall.

Flint Residents Disrupt City's Town Hall Meeting

Many in the crowd interrupted by crumpling plastic bottles as goverment representatives spoke.

 The large chandelier was displayed during the Anton Art Center's Christmas market following their annual fundraising party.

ICYMI: Water Bottles From Flint Repurposed to Create Chandeliers

More than 2,000 plastic containers were used for the latest art.

A protestor of the Dakota Access Pipeline hangs by a harness from the rafters during the second quarter of the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears game on January 1, 2017, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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.  

Water protectors and their support team prepare for their trial today, December 19, 2016, at the Morton County District Court.

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.

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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.

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UPDATE: Water Ban Lifted in Texas City

The EPA plans to launch an in-depth investigation into the water contamination.

Flint, Michigan Mayor Karen Weaver testifies before the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee at a hearing titled, "The Flint Water Crisis: Lessons for Protecting America's Children" at the Capitol on February 10, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

LISTEN: Flint Mayor Speaks Out on City's Water Crisis

Mayor Karen Weaver: “Rebuilding trust is harder than rebuilding infrastructure.”

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.”

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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.

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Flint to Continue Receiving Detroit Water Without Price Increase

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

 The city used to receive thousands of water bottle donations. Now, at least one church is seeing numbers dwindle.

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.