One thousand, four hundred and forty-six days. As of Monday, the water crisis in Flint, Mich., has been going on for 1,446 days. There are still areas of the city that are testing high for lead levels, including the city’s public schools, but on Friday, the state decided it no longer needs to provide…
Eight years after learning that her daughter had tested positive for dangerous levels of lead—the result of living for years in lead-tainted public housing—Tiesha Jones has finally received some measure of justice.
On Thursday, the Heinz Family Foundation honored pediatrician and public health advocate Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha by making her the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the public policy category. The accolade includes an unrestricted cash award of $250,000.
Six current and former Michigan and Flint officials—including Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon—were slapped with criminal charges Wednesday for their roles in the city’s water crisis, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has confirmed. The tainted water has been suspected to be the cause of an…
It has been more than 1,000 days since the city of Flint, Mich., had clean water, and President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver late Wednesday to discuss the city’s ongoing water crisis.
Officials met behind closed doors in Chicago on Tuesday to determine if Flint, Mich.’s water technically meets federal standards again.
The state of Michigan continues to insult the residents of the city of Flint, who are already enduring what seems to be a never-ending water crisis and the inability to get clean bottled water delivered to their homes without a fight.
Plaintiffs in the lawsuit that led to a court order requiring delivery of bottled water to residents of Flint, Mich., filed an emergency motion Wednesday to force the state of Michigan and the city of Flint to comply with the order.
A report from the state of Michigan says that more than 96 percent of the water samples tested in high-risk homes in the city of Flint in November were below the federal lead threshold of 15 parts per billion, providing evidence of improvements in the system.
The state of Michigan filed a motion Thursday seeking to be relieved of the “unnecessary” and “insurmountable burden” of delivering cases of bottled water to Flint, Mich., residents affected by the lead-contaminated water crisis.
A judge in the Michigan Court of Claims ruled Thursday that residents of the city of Flint, Mich., have the right to sue the state and state officials for the decisions that led to the city’s lead-contaminated-water crisis.
The city of Flint, Mich., will not be able to file a lawsuit against the state of Michigan over the drinking-water crisis unless the state says it’s OK.
Water worries could soon be eased for the residents of Flint, Mich., with the passage of the Water Resources Development Act in the U.S. Senate by an overwhelming majority Thursday, the Detroit Free Press reports.
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.