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Flint Residents Outraged as Charges Dropped in Fatal Water Scandal That Poisoned Majority-Black City

Jun 30, 2022 Eight years after the deadly Flint water crisis began, the state’s Supreme Court has thrown out charges against former Governor Rick Snyder and eight other former officials for their complicity in the public health emergency. Snyder’s administration … Continue reading

“Racism Plays Major Part”: Like in Flint, Lead Pipes Leave Benton Harbor, Michigan, with Tox ic Water

Democracy Now!Oct 18, 2021 Residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan, are calling for immediate action on replacing the city’s lead pipes, which have endangered their drinking water. Since 2018, tap water in the predominantly Black city has contained lead levels up … Continue reading

Castro: Texas Power Chaos Is Worst State Policy Disaster Since Flint Water Crisis | All In | MSNBC

MSNBC – Feb 17, 2021 “This is becoming the worst state-level policy disaster since the Flint water crisis,” says Julián Castro. “We have state leadership—Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick—that want to point fingers at everything except the problem. For the … Continue reading

Another Flint? Newark, NJ, Faces Public Health Crisis over Lead Contamination in City’s Water Supply

Democracy Now! Published on Sep 12, 2019 Thousands of residents in Newark, New Jersey, remain unable to drink their tap water in an enduring public health nightmare. Lead contamination has plagued the city for years, but lead levels have spiked … Continue reading

Flint Water Crisis Continues its Deadly Toll Five Years After It Began | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE PBS | Official Published on Apr 25, 2019 During the Flint water crisis, 26-year-old Jassmine McBride was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. She survived the outbreak, but years later, her story reveals the long tail of Flint’s tainted water. FRONTLINE … Continue reading

Michigan’s Water Wars: Nestlé Pumps Millions of Gallons for Free While Flint Pays for Poisoned Water

Michigan is a ‘3rd world state’ with Flint, Detroit water shutoffs, and public ed. crisis – Reverend

Flint 2.0? Milwaukee children suffer lead poisoning

America’s Lawyer 01: Erin Brockovich Exposes Flint Water Crisis Cover-Up

RT America Published on Dec 14, 2016 On this premiere episode of America’s Lawyer, attorney Mike Papantonio exposes pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson for ignoring evidence of a link between its baby powder and ovarian cancer in women. Mike then … Continue reading

Flint residents must pay for poison water or face foreclosure