Flint

Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.

The Virginia Tech - Flint Water Study team claims results from recent testing of a water flushing program are promising. The primary source of Flint's water is now coming from the Detroit-based Great Lakes Water Authority.

The levels of lead in the water systems of Newark, New Jersey’s public school systems recently tested above the federal action limit, but according to allegations by the Newark teachers union, the school district knew about the elevated lead levels for more than 10 years. School districts across the country are not required by law to test their […]

But like a stream in a desert, the church shines as a beacon of hope, donating water and other necessities by the truck load. Churches like El Shaddai Assembly of God, where Pastor Abe Garcia leads the way. “We are a smaller church, but we always want to do stuff, we always want to reach […]

Dawn E. Cole, Vice-Chair, Board for Servants Without Borders, and Essita R. Duncan, Esquire, Chairwoman, Servants Without Borders, joined guest host Jeff Johnson on NewsOne Now to discuss their initiative to bring mobile showers to the residents of Flint amidst the water crisis.

The handling of the Flint water crisis has been compared to that of Hurricane Katrina and even the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder refuses to step down despite calls for his resignation from citizens and politicians alike. Yesterday, he came out with a $360 million budget to start dealing with the multitude of problems caused by lead […]

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint’s water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities. Snyder’s plan would direct $195 […]

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Residents are pushing for Snyder to step down while calling Flint’s water crisis, “Katrina II.”   Despite calls for his resignation from residents and presidential…