Documents Reveal Michigan’s Government Knew About Flint’s Toxic Water—and Lied About It

(Jessica Corbett) VICE on Thursday published an “astounding” and “important” exclusive report on how Rick Snyder, a Republican who served as Michigan’s governor from 2011 to 2019, “knew about Flint’s toxic water—and lied about it.”

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Four Years Since Flint Crisis Began, New Bill Declares ‘Clean Water a Right for All’

(Julia Conley) Four years after the city of Flint, Michigan began using the heavily polluted Flint River as a drinking water source, resulting in the city’s water crisis, Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on Wednesday introduced legislation to ensure such a catastrophe never again occurs in an American city. Related Finally! 5 Officials Indicted on Manslaughter […]

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