Michigan charged six state employees with misconduct for the Flint water crisis. Nine state workers have so far been charged criminally.
Known for his hip-hop roots and philanthropic efforts, Russell Simmons has vowed to helped the thousands in Flint, Michigan affected by the water crisis.
Cities throughout the state such as Grand Rapids, Jackson, Detroit, Saginaw, Muskegon and Holland have seen higher cases of lead in children as far back as 2013.
The residents of Flint, Michigan have been exposed to unsafe drinking water for about two years now, and many celebrities are speaking out and offering aid. In April 2014, Gov. Rick Snyder and other officials decided to change the water supply from Lake Huron to the town’s previous water supply. The water supply contained salt and flowed […]
Gov. Snyder will appear before the Michigan Congress Tuesday evening to present his plan.
President Obama on Saturday announced an emergency declaration that would allocate $5 million in federal aid to assist Flint in the water crisis.
Gov. Rick Snyder requested the president declare a federal emergency on Thursday after nearly exhausting all efforts to prevent residents from cooking, drinking, and bathing using the lead-filled water.