Stories tagged: "Flint Water Crisis"


The Flint water plant tower is seen, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Jury Can’t Reach Verdict in Engineers’ Flint Water Trial

A judge declared a mistrial Thursday after jurors said they couldn't reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint's lead-contaminated water.

Community Foundation of Greater Flint CEO Isaiah Oliver circulates during a library opening in Flint, Mich., on Thursday, May 19, 2022. As the foundation’s first Flint native and first Black leader since it was founded in 1988, Oliver works to build bridges between marginalized people and wealthy donors. (Sean Work/The Chronicle of Philanthropy via AP)
Homegrown Foundation Leader Builds Bridges, Trust in Flint

As Flint grapples with its water crisis, the Greater Holy Temple Church has been one of the main distribution hubs for donated water, food, clothing, and other essential items.

The Flint water plant tower is seen, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Defense Seeks Sanctions Against State in Flint Water Case

It's the latest salvo since the Michigan Supreme Court in June said a one-person grand jury had no authority under state law to return indictments against former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other people.

The Flint water plant tower is seen, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Jury to Begin Deliberations in Flint Water Case Over Liability for Engineers

Jurors heard closing arguments Thursday in the only trial to arise thus far from the Flint water crisis. Deliberations begin Monday.

Former Gov. Rick Snyder, listens to comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing about the Flint Water Crisis.
Silence From Snyder at Trial Over Flint Water Crisis

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination and declined to answer questions about the Flint Water Crisis.

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Michigan’s New Major Deal Turns Water, Recreation Possibilities Into Realities

A state park in Flint. Clean water for Benton Harbor. A ski jump in the UP. Overnight, Michigan politicians agreed to game-changing legislation.

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How Michigan Residents Can Tell if Lead Should Be a Concern in Their Home

Environmental lawyer Nick Leonard filters all the water he drinks and cooks with. Under certain conditions, you should too.