The absence of a water treatment -- called orthophosphate -- was a major contributor to lead contamination in Flint, University of Michigan chemists confirmed.
By Roni Dengler
The director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services was charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday for his role in the Flint water crisis. The felony charge makes Nick Lyon the highest-ranking state official accused of wrongdoing as part…
By Dayana Morales Gomez
The EPA's Office of Research and Development has been at the front lines of virtually every environmental crisis. The Trump administration wants to cut its funding in half.
By Lisa Song, ProPublica
Children in 29 California neighborhoods have been exposed to high levels of lead poisoning that rival those of Flint, Michigan, according to data Reuters obtained from the California Department of Public Health.
By Michael Rios
There is a well-established link between lead exposure and learning disabilities, but early childhood education has been shown to counteract the effects. In Flint, Michigan, where the youngest residents have been the most vulnerable to lead poisoning, the city has…
Video by PBS NewsHour Four former Flint, Michigan leaders, including two emergency managers, now face felony charges for their involvement in the city’s water crisis, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced today. In a news conference Tuesday, Schuette said a…
By Andrew Taylor and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The House on Thursday cleared bills to keep the government running through April and authorize hundreds of water projects amid a Senate fight over benefits for retired coal miners.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Donald Trump's five-day feud with former beauty queen Alicia Machado is only the latest example of his insistence on airing his grievances no matter the political cost.
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December.
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