Michigan will pay $600 million to compensate Flint residents whose health was damaged by lead-tainted drinking water after the city heeded state regulators’ advice not to treat it properly, an attorney involved in the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Details will be released later this week, according to the attorney, who requested anonymity because he […]
Former “Empire” star Jussie Smollett hit up Flint, Michigan to bring some holiday love to the children. According to TMZ, Smollett linked with youth and environmental activist Mari Copeny to surprise students at a local school with backpacks and toys. The actor also donated $10,000 to the Flint KIDS program. On his Instagram, Smollett revealed that he helped host “the […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — 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 Prysby […]
In April of 2014, the nation was hit with the devastating news of the Flint Water Crisis in Michigan that affected thousands in the town through water poisoning which caused disease and even death. Three years later we wonder how has Flint, Michigan come back? Mayor Karen Weaver provides an update on the water crisis and […]
It’s downright shocking and sad that a movie about the devastating Flint, Michigan water crisis is here before the residents have clean and safe water available to them. Nevertheless, Lifetime’s new film Flint has just released its official trailer, which features the film’s stars Queen Latifah and Jill Scott. https://twitter.com/shadowandact/status/922820913690791937 Lifetime’s Flint, a network film […]
I am so happy to be here in Flint to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Hamilton Community Health Network. I want to thank Clarence Pierce for his commitment to the city, the community, the health centers…and ultimately, the people of Flint. Before I go any further, I’d to bring greetings from the Tom Joyner […]
Jeff and Rhonda Grayer's W.T. Stevens Construction will help bring back clean water to Flint residents.
More than 8,000 Flint, Michigan, residents have received notices from the city saying that if they did not want a lien placed on their homes, they would have to pony up money owed for their water bills. This would be totally logical if the water was actually drinkable (without the use of a filter.) Flint […]
Those targeted by the city owe at least six months of back water bills and that they must pay by May 19 or possibly lose their homes via foreclosure.
Gov. Rick Snyder's office says the water has been tested and it meets the quality standards under the Lead and Copper Rule and Safe Drinking Water Act.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The mayor of Flint is planning to meet with Gov. Rick Snyder Tuesday to discuss Michigan’s decision to withdraw some financial assistance that was originally offered to help the beleaguered city and its residents cope with a man-made public health crisis caused by lead-contaminated tap water. The state announced three weeks […]