Flint Water Crisis

Nick Lyon
Michigan.gov

A judge on Monday ordered Michigan's state health director to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area.

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An ex-mayor who was ousted by voters in 2015 amid a lead-tainted water crisis in Flint has lost his bid for a seat in the Michigan House.

City of Flint water tower
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A judge says a class-action lawsuit against Michigan and Flint officials stemming from the city's lead-contaminated water crisis can proceed but has dropped Gov. Rick Snyder and others from the case.

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Michigan officials say Flint appears to be ignoring tens of millions of dollars in federal and state funds available to cover lead service line replacement following the city's lead-tainted water crisis.

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A lawyer for Michigan's health director urged a judge Wednesday to "resist public pressures" and dismiss criminal charges arising from the Flint water scandal, arguing that the head of a sprawling state agency shouldn't be held responsible for the deaths of two people during a Legionnaires' disease outbreak.

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A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.

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New accounting figures show Michigan has spent nearly $25 million on attorneys handling cases involving the Flint lead-tainted water crisis.

Current State for July 14-15, 2018

Jul 13, 2018

On this weekend's show: In-depth interviews with MSU interim president John Engler and Dr. Mona Hanna-Atisha, the pediatrician in the middle of the Flint Water Crisis. Plus, Michigan expands the conditions for medical marijuana use, a program feeding Lansing students during the summer, Purple Heart medals being returned to the families of local veterans and the Eaton County Fair! 


City of Flint water tower
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A judge is hearing key arguments in the most significant criminal case related to Flint's lead-contaminated water.