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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.
How Flint, Michigan's Contaminated Water Was Discovered
An EPA employee who first raised formal questions about lead in the city's drinking water is speaking out.
Flint Water Crisis: How a Water Study Researcher Would Address the Damage
As two new class action suits were filed against Flint and Michigan state officials, dozens of National Guardsmen are on the ground bringing water to try to alleviate the chaos in the city's ongoing water crisis. That’s one immediate action, but Siddhartha Roy, a member of the Flint Water Study
Health Officials Investigate If Legionnaires Outbreak in Flint, Michigan, Linked to Water Crisis
Health officials are investigating whether two Legionnaires' disease outbreaks in and around Flint, Michigan, were caused or impacted by the ongoing water-contamination crisis, authorities said today. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has launched an investigation into two
Flint Water Crisis Prompts Girl Scout Troop to Write Letters to Michigan Governor
The ongoing water-quality crisis in Flint, Michigan, is drawing the attention of even the area's youngest residents, prompting members of Girl Scout Brownie Troop 71729 to write letters to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder voicing their concerns. Snyder declared a state of emergency earlier this month due