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Felony Charges Dropped in Flint Water Case

December 27, 2018 |

Two Michigan environmental regulators implicated in the Flint water scandal pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor Wednesday in exchange for more serious charges being dropped, bringing to six the number of officials who have agreed to such deals. Stephen Busch pleaded no contest to disturbing a public meeting, and Michael…

Flint Thanks Elon Musk for a Promise Kept

October 10, 2018 |

Clean drinking water—it’s an underappreciated luxury coming at long last to students in Flint, Mich., thanks to Elon Musk. Following his July vow to assist in the Flint water crisis, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO and the Musk Foundation donated $ 480,350 to the Flint City School District, allowing…

Watchdog to EPA: You Need to Do Better After Flint Crisis

July 19, 2018 |

A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, the AP reports. The EPA’s Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take steps now to…

Elon Musk Promises to Fix Flint Water Contamination

July 12, 2018 |

He sent a sports car to space , but can he fix Flint’s water crisis? Elon Musk says the answer is yes. In response to a request on Twitter Wednesday, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO promised that he would deal with the scandal in the Michigan city, where the water supply…

Researchers See Grim Toll on Fetuses From Flint Water

September 22, 2017 |

Two researchers looked into whether tainted water in Flint, Michigan, had any effect on the city’s fertility rate, and the resulting data led them to a chilling assessment: “This represents a couple hundred fewer children born that otherwise would have been,” says David Slusky of Kansas University in a release…


Dave Chappelle Donates Proceeds from Flint, Michigan Show to the Community (VIDEO)

June 8, 2017 |

Dave Chappelle made up with Flint, Michigan for skipping out on a previous benefit show by giving them every dime he made from his Wednesday night gig … $ 50k. Chappelle performed at The Whiting in Flint and had announced he was going to donate…

Flint to 8K Residents: Pay Water Bill or Lose Your Home

May 5, 2017 |

Just after the three-year anniversary passed marking the beginning of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan (where it’s still not recommended to drink from an unfiltered tap ), residents protesting their water bills have been told to pay up or ship out. NBC25 News reports that after first posting shut-off…

Pastor Rebukes Trump During Flint Speech

September 15, 2016 |

Donald Trump is in charge at Trump Tower but the Rev. Faith Green-Timmons is the boss at Flint’s Bethel United Methodist Church, the candidate discovered Wednesday. The pastor walked onto the stage and interrupted Trump mid-speech after he started attacking Hillary Clinton’s record on the economy and foreign policy, Politico…

6 more Michigan public workers charged in Flint water crisis

July 29, 2016 |

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Six current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over the lead contamination that alarmed parents across the country.
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Three charged in Flint water crisis – New York Daily News

April 21, 2016 |

Three charged in Flint water crisis
New York Daily News
Michael Glasgow, a Flint laboratory water quality supervisor, was one of three people charged Wednesday in the city's water crisis. Three government officials were charged Wednesday in the lead-tainted water crisis that has terrorized Flint, Mich. Two

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