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Michigan Health Official Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Role In Flint Water Crisis

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Nick Lyon, Michigan’s public health director and chief medical executive has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint’s lead-contaminated water crisis. Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area, which has been linked by...

Flint Official Resigns After Saying Water Crisis Was Caused By ‘N***ers Not Paying Their Bills’

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Phil Stair, sales manager of the Genesee County Land Bank has resigned his position after water activists recorded him saying Flint’s water crisis problems were caused by “n***ers (who) don’t pay their bills.” “Flint has the same problems as Detroit — f**ing n***ers don’t pay...

2 Bronx High School’s Lead Levels Test 16 Times Higher Than Flint

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Two Bronx, NY high school’s lead levels have tested 16 times higher than Flint, Michigan’s. According to DNAInfo, P.S. 41 at 3352 Olinville Ave. and I.S. 158 in Morrisania have levels of lead higher than the EPA’s “action level” threshold of 15 parts per billion (ppb),...

Bottled Water Donations In Flint, Michigan Are On The Decline But The City Is Still In Dire Need

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Months after the massive water contamination in Flint, Michigan made headlines, residents are still relying on bottled water but donations have plummeted. Food Bank of Eastern Michigan president Bill Kerr told ABC 12, the organization used to send out up to 50 semi-trailer trucks a day....

Woman Suing Over Flint Water Found Shot Dead in Home

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Sasha Avonna Bell was one of the first people to file a lawsuit alleging her child was poisoned by the water in Flint, Mich. But her life was brought to a tragic end when she was shot dead this week, reports Michigan Live. Bell was...

Three Michigan Officials Criminally Charged in Flint Water Crisis

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Three Michigan state and local officials were criminally charged on Wednesday in the Flint Water Crisis investigation. Genesee District Judge Tracy Collier-Nix authorized charges against Flint employee Michael Glasgow and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) employees Stephen Busch and Michael Prysby. According to Michigan Attorney General...