Flint Water Crisis (Michigan) 2018-02-02T09:15:38+00:00

Flint Water Crisis (Michigan)

Flint, Michigan was once the home of General Motors’ largest auto plant. Its water quality has always been poor, but in 2015 it was revealed that the city’s aging pipe system was corroding and sloughing dangerous levels of lead into the water. As of May 2017, lawsuits against the government for hundreds of millions of dollars were pending, and four government officials have been charged with felonies related to the crisis.

Sh-h-h. Snyder state update left out 75% drop in reading proficiency in Flint

Detroit Free Press » Third-grade reading proficiency in Flint, where Snyder allowed the water — and children — to be poisoned by lead, dropped from 41.8% in 2014 to 10.7% last year.

February 6th, 2018|

Flint fallout has cost taxpayers more than $15 million in legal bills

November 15th, 2017|

VIDEO: Flint water crisis: Some residents still unable to drink tap water three years later

November 3rd, 2017|

Five oversight issues EPA says may have fueled the Flint water crisis

October 27th, 2017|

State looking to build trust in Flint water response

January 20th, 2017|

Federal state of emergency ends in Flint as researchers say water crisis in recovery

August 14th, 2016|

71 Michigan water systems now have higher lead levels than Flint

Michigan Live » Public water systems in Michigan had lead levels ranging from zero to 82 parts per billion of lead in the first six months of this year, according to records requested by MLive-The Flint Journal through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

October 30th, 2017|

Flint sees improvement

WQP Magazine » Testing from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality showed that Flint, Mich., homes that had their water lines replaced have lower lead levels in their water. Nearly all homes with replacement lines tested below federal lead guidelines.

October 25th, 2017|
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