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Life in Flint a Year Into State of Emergency Over Tap Water
More than a year after unsafe lead levels in municipal drinking water led the mayor of Flint, Michigan, to declare a state of emergency , many residents are waiting for a return to normal. "I think people are trying to get to a place of hope," Kenyatta Dotson, a lifelong resident and county social
Emergency Managers Charged Over Flint's Lead-Tainted Water
Michigan's attorney general filed more criminal charges Tuesday in the investigation of lead-tainted water in Flint, targeting two former state-appointed emergency managers who were running the troubled city and had key roles in making changes to the supp
Michigan AG Announces Charges Against 4 More Officials in Flint Water Crisis
Attorney General Bill Schuette details felony charges against emergency mangers and others involved with the water crisis.
What Life Is Like in Flint, Michigan, 3 Years Into the Water Crisis
For Jacob Uhrek and his five children, every sip of water, every boiled pot of noodles, every drop of water to brush his teeth comes from the same source as it has for the more than two years: bottled water. "We bathe with filtered water," Uhrek, who lives in Flint, Michigan, told ABC News. "We
Federal Judge Dismisses Flint Residents' $150 Million Class-Action Lawsuit
A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed a $150 million class-action lawsuit filed by Flint residents and one Flint business, suggesting the plaintiffs refile in a Michigan state court due to lack of jurisdiction. In a decision issued today, Judge John Corbett O'Meara said because the plaintiffs
3 Additional Cases Reported in Flint-Area Legionnaires' Outbreak
As Flint, Michigan, residents continue to deal with the ongoing water crisis, health officials have uncovered that an alarming county-wide outbreak of Legionnaires' disease was worse than previously thought. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported yesterday there were three
Lawmakers Call for Michigan Governor's Resignation Over Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and EPA head Gina McCarthy were grilled during a hearing about who was responsible for lead contamination of the city's water supply.
National Geographic's Intimate Portraits: Flint, Mich., a City Where the Water Poisons
National Geographic has released striking portraits by photojournalist Wayne Lawrence depicting residents of Flint, Michigan, amid the ongoing tainted-water crisis there. The full story and images can be viewed from this link . An estimated 12,000 children have been exposed to lead-tainted water in
Michael Moore on Flint Water Crisis: 'The Governor Should Be Arrested'
The documentary filmmaker discusses the effects that the toxic water has had on the community of Flint.