"We got together and started working on the lawsuit September 2015. We filed January 2016, and it's just been a constant back and forth of getting permission to sue," said Flint activist and mother Melissa Mays.
COVID-19 has taken a toll on just about everyone in some way, shape or form. One place you might not think of is Genesee Health System’s Neuro-developmental Center For Excellence, where lead testing is done on children who may have been exposed to lead during the water emergency.
Produce expected to be available to families in July includes apples, onions, potatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, lettuce, asparagus, cabbage or celery, sour cream, French onion dip, white milk, chocolate milks, strawberry milk, cottage cheese and cream cheese.
One year ago, criminal charges were dropped against state and local officials believed responsible for the Flint Water Emergency. The bombshell announcement came shortly after the Attorney General's Office put a new team on the investigation.
Saturday, April 25, marks six years since the button was pushed, changing Flint's drinking water source to the Flint River. A move that kick-started the City's water crisis as contaminated, untreated water poisoned the community.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says an update is expected at the start of 2020 regarding a criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis that was one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history.
Half of the water will be delivered to senior citizens and low-income housing in Flint. The other half will be available for pickup from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church at 2120 N. Saginaw St.