One thousand, four hundred and forty days. As of Tuesday, it has been 1,440 days since the residents of Flint, Mich., have had clean, safe water traveling through their pipes. In exactly three weeks, we will hit the four-year mark since the lead-contaminated-water crisis started. As of today, residents are still being…
Women who were exposed to the horrendously high levels of lead in their drinking water in Flint, Mich., suffered from fertility issues that led to fewer pregnancies and a higher number of fetal deaths, a new study reviewing health records from the city and the state has revealed.
In August 2013, the city of Los Angeles approved a $1 billion project to tear down the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts and build a mixed-use development that includes apartments, shops and restaurants.