Flint Water Crisis
Geoffrey Fieger, Columbine Attorney, Reps Oxford School Shooting Victims
Fieger has represented families in cases involving the Columbine school shooting and the Flint, Michigan, water crisis.
Michigan Senate Approves $3 Billion to Fix Dams, Replace Lead Pipes
Michigan's Senate approved over $3 billion in funding to replace lead pipes and fix dams across the state. The House will likely consider the proposal in 2022.
Children Will Get Most of $626 Million Flint Water Crisis Settlement
The only person convicted over the crisis—which killed at least 12 people and made over 80 people ill—was sentenced to a year of probation, 300 hours of community service and given a $1,200 fine.
Flint Township Seeking Name Change After Mistake Connection to Water Crisis
Following a recent new law allowing townships to change their names, Flint Township wants to separate itself from the city of Flint's water crisis.
Michigan will not appeal ruling, $300K payment set in Flint water scandal
The only employee fired because of lead-contaminated water flowing into Flint years ago has received a large payout for wrongful termination.
Arbitrator Awards $192K to Official Fired in Flint Water Disaster
Liane Shekter Smith was the head of the state's drinking water office when Flint's water system was contaminated with lead.
How To Register for the Flint Water Crisis Settlement Before the Deadline
Anyone affected by the Flint water crisis has to register today if they want to make a claim in the $641 million settlement.
Mike Pence's Ex-Comms Director May Have Lied To Flint Water Investigators
While a plea of not guilty has been entered for Agen, he potentially faces 15 years in prison if he's found guilty of perjury.
The Coronavirus Crisis Is Flint, Writ Large
As we self-isolate, grieve and watch the data explode, we can't help but hear the echoes of Flint, Michigan, six year later.
Trump Rollback May Jeopardize Clean Water for Millions
"The Clean Water Act is one of our most important environmental laws, and this attempt to limit its protections will threaten the drinking water for tens of millions of people."
Health Director to Stand Trial Over Flint Water Deaths
Nick Lyon becomes highest-ranking official to face criminal charges after two men died from Legionnaires' disease during contaminated water scandal.
Flint Water Activist Wins Top Environmental Prize
The award recognizes grassroots environmental efforts worldwide.
Bottled Water for Flint Costs More Than $20,000 a Day
Kids in the city's schools still can't drink tap water there.
Netflix's 'Flint Town' Exposes Limits of Police Work
New Netflix series "Flint Town" follows the Flint Police Department, humanizing its officers, but also revealing the limitations of policing an impoverished community oppressed by government corruption.
Flint Official Could Be Charged With Manslaughter
The Flint water crisis began in 2014. Three years later, one of the state's top medical officials is charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Thousands of Water Lines to Be Replaced in Flint
The deal marked a major agreement to replace piping that played a significant role in the Flint water crisis.
Lead Levels Below Federal Limits in Flint
Tests showed lead levels in the city's drinking water were 12 parts per billion (ppb) between July and December, below the federal limit of 15 ppb, Michigan officials said in a statement.
Donald Trump Gets Shut Down By Pastor For Clinton Rant
The Republican candidate was talking at a black church in Michigan.
New Criminal Charges Sought in Flint Water Crisis
The crisis prompted lawsuits by parents who say their children have dangerously high levels of lead in their blood.
Flint Water Crisis: Michigan Sues Two Companies
Damages that could total hundreds of millions of dollars are sought from the French and Texas companies.
Three Officials Charged Over Flint Water Crisis
"So many things went so terribly wrong and tragically wrong in Flint," Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said.
Flint Water Crisis Leads to Calls for Resignations
Lawmakers ask Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to step down.
Flint Water Scandal: The Role of Public Universities
To address tragedies like Flint, state legislatures need to invest in research universities.
The EPA's Silent, Guilty Role in the Flint Water Crisis
Michigan's governor has borne the brunt of the blame, but there's plenty to go around.
Michigan Water Crisis Prompts Obama Action
State of emergency declared, and federal aid ordered for state and local response efforts.
National Guard Called to Flint Over Water Crisis
The water supply in Flint, Michigan, became contaminated with lead in 2014.