The total takes into account some 8,000 children believed exposed to lead poisoning in Flint since April 2014, when the financially struggling city, under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager, switched its water source ...
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials Stephen Busch and Michael Prysby were charged with five and six counts, respectively, including misconduct in office, tampering with evidence and violation of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act. ...
As you no doubt know, the water crisis in Flint, Mich., returned to the headlines last week with news that the state attorney general is charging three government officials for their alleged roles in the ...
Flint provided a dramatic backdrop for the pair -- who were actually willing to discuss the systematic failures that led to the poisoning of an entire city.
Gov. Rick Snyder's aides discussed Flint's water quality problems as early as autumn 2014, with one calling the situation "downright scary."
The disclosure of the documents comes as Michigan's Republican Governor Rick Snyder faces pressure to resign over handling of the Flint water crisis.
Snyder, at Flint meeting: "There are a number of folk out there that are spending their time mainly on the political side and the blame side."
Legal expert says it would be a challenge to bring criminal charges.
Preliminary estimates of the cost of repairing Flint’s water distribution infrastructure range from millions of dollars to as high as $1.5 billion.
If there was ever any ethical foundation supporting the administration of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, it has been obliterated.