Flint water crisis

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Revealed: the Flint water poisoning charges that never came to light
The former criminal prosecution team investigating the Flint water crisis was building a racketeering case against state officials. Then the team was dismantled

Jordan Chariton and Charlie LeDuff

17, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Biden administration announces plan to replace 100% of lead pipes in US homes
While many have praised the plan, some worry it lacks a solid timeline and does not deliver enforceable requirements

Erin McCormick

16, Dec, 2021 @9:46 PM

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‘Band-Aid on bullet wound’: Flint water settlement leaves some residents angry
While some residents welcomed the $626m payout, others are dismayed at an outcome they see as wholly inadequate

Gloria Oladipo

11, Nov, 2021 @6:43 PM

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‘We’ve made history’: Flint water crisis victims to receive $626m settlement
Judge announces compensation plans for tens of thousands of residents affected by one of America’s worst public health cases

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Nov, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Claressa Shields: ‘I can drive through Flint now and not get flashbacks’
As the double Olympic gold medalist switches from boxing to MMA, she reflects on the poisoning of her home town’s water and the upcoming film of her life

Loretta Hunt

10, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘My city is on fire’: pandemic wreaks renewed havoc in Flint after water crisis
Covid cases are surging, forcing community leaders to rethink strategies to reduce vaccine misinformation and barriers

Jiquanda Johnson in Flint, Michigan

23, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Drama about Flint water crisis takes major theatre award
US activist and dramatist Erika Dickerson-Despenza wins Susan Smith Blackburn prize with the play cullud wattah

Arifa Akbar

07, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Flint review – a humanitarian disaster doc for toxic times
If the cameras weren’t there to capture the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, we might not believe it. Nevertheless, Anthony Baxter’s film could ask more questions than it does

Lucy Mangan

01, Dec, 2020 @11:55 PM

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'It was just left to the people': behind a chilling documentary on the Flint water crisis
British director Anthony Baxter had spent five years documenting the fallout in Flint, Michigan, after a manmade disaster threatened a small community

David Smith in Washington

10, Mar, 2020 @6:15 AM

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Revealed: water company and city officials knew about Flint poison risk
Exclusive: email exchanges show senior employees knew Michigan residents might risk being poisoned by tap water months before city admitted to problem

Emily Holden, Ron Fonger and Jessica Glenza

10, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Trump administration's new lead rules in water dismissed as 'window dressing'
Critics say rules give water systems decades more time to replace dangerous pipes and fail to boost urgency for cleaning up lead

Emily Holden in Washington and agencies

10, Oct, 2019 @9:51 PM

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Can the US's unsafe water crisis unite Americans? | George Goehl
Urban or rural, Republican or Democrat, we all want clean water – and the battles over Flint, Michigan, and the Dakota Access pipeline have resonated across the US

George Goehl

08, Apr, 2019 @10:00 AM

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