Flint Water Crisis
A Miss America Contestant Used Her 10-Second Intro To Call Out The Flint Water Crisis During The Pageant
Emily Sioma told BuzzFeed News she felt it was her personal duty to "leverage [her] privilege to be a voice for people from the state who feel they're forgotten about."
I Tried To Keep Up With Black Survivalists Who Are Ready For Any Disaster
You can watch my journey into the world of black survivalists on BuzzFeed News' Follow This series on Netflix.
Michael Moore's New Documentary Is A Damning Take On Trump And Politics In 2018
In Fahrenheit 11/9, filmmaker Michael Moore covers everything from the 2016 election to the Flint water crisis. He also compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.
The EPA Was Too Slow To Respond To Flint’s Water Crisis, Says A Scathing New Report
“While oversight authority is vital, its absence can contribute to a catastrophic situation.”
Flint Kids Exposed To Lead Will Get State-Funded Developmental Tests
After 15 families sued education agencies, the state of Michigan agreed to provide funding and services for kids with special education needs.
Thousands Of Lead Water Lines Will Be Replaced In Flint
A judge approved the settlement on Tuesday, two years after the city's water system was found to have dangerous levels of lead.
Democrats Put Pressure On Michigan For Flint Money
Congress passed funding to help Flint fix its water system, but the money falls short of state estimates of what's needed to solve the problem. Now, Democrats are calling on Michigan to step up, saying "the state did this to Flint."
Congress Scrambles To Pass Funding For Flint Before Leaving For The Year
It's been nearly a year since the White House declared a federal emergency over water contamination in Flint, Michigan. Now, a fight over drought relief in California is putting funding for the city in danger.
Michigan Governor: Flint Crisis Was A "Failure Of Government On All Levels"
Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday was also grilled by members of Congress, several of whom called on him to resign. "There you are, dripping with guilt," one congressman said.
We Showed People What The Water In Flint Looks Like And They Were Shocked
"Coming out of the faucet, out of the shower — it looks like that?!?"
Hundreds Protest Outside Republican Debate In Detroit
Protesters carried signs criticizing Donald Trump, calling for higher wages, and condemning officials for the water crisis in Flint.
The Director Of "Creed" Is Throwing A Star-Studded Free Event For Flint On Oscars Night
Filmmakers Ryan Coogler and Ava DuVernay, Grammy nominee Janelle Monae, Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress, and more will be a part of the event, which will coincidentally take place the same night as the Oscars.
Flint Residents Had Highest Water Bills In The U.S. Despite Lead Contamination
The average annual water bill in the Michigan town was more than double the national average for public agencies, researchers found.
This Is Who's Suing Over The Contaminated Water In Flint, Michigan
The number of lawsuits filed by residents and activists against officials over contaminated water in Flint continues to mount.
Clinton, Sanders Call For Stronger Response To Flint Water Crisis
"Every day that goes by that these people – particularly children – that they are not tested [for poisoning] is a day lost in a child's life," Hillary Clinton said in the Democratic debate.
New Tests Show Filters Are Removing Poisonous Lead In Flint Water
Preliminary results of testing by the Environmental Protection Agency showed water filters were removing virtually all lead from residents' taps.
Michigan Official Knew About Possible Link Between Legionnaires Disease And Flint Water
Recently unsealed emails show that when a local health official flagged the connection, state environment agents called it “premature.”
Congressman Accuses Michigan Governor Of "Hiding" At Flint Hearing
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality faced tough questions from Congress.
Flint Water Contamination May Be Too High For Filters To Handle, Mayor Warns
The warning came on the same day Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder insisted he was unaware that bottled water had been provided to state employees a full year before residents.