Since 2014, Flint, Michigan, has been synonymous with tainted water. Five years on, not all of the city's residents have access to safe water. Some wait for hours in line to obtain bottled water, while others deal with the physical…
By John Yang, Rachel Wellford
Outdated regulations for lead have failed to protect children’s health.
By Jill Johnston, The Conversation
Lawmakers from both parties hailed the measure, which they said will create jobs and help communities across the country fix irrigation systems, maintain dams and reduce flooding.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Nick Lyon is accused of failing to issue a timely alert to the public about a Legionnaires' disease outbreak. Some experts have blamed Legionnaires' on the scandal over Flint's water, which wasn't properly treated when it was drawn from the…
By Associated Press
The EPA's Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take steps now to be able to react more quickly in times of public health emergencies.
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court's decision not to get involved means two federal lawsuits over the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan, will move forward.
In the U.S., bureaucracies and lopsided water politics have brought shortages of safe and consistent water supplies for people on the fringes of society.
By Roni Dengler
The absence of a water treatment -- called orthophosphate -- was a major contributor to lead contamination in Flint, University of Michigan chemists confirmed.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
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…
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