Flint Water

Obama Drinks Flint’s Water During Visit on Water Crisis

President Obama drank filtered Flint water during a visit to the Michigan city today as he received a first-hand look at the crisis he has said deeply affected him as a parent. The president’s water sip came as he met with federal officials at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan to receive a briefing on the federal response to the…

Google Offers $250,000 for Flint Research, Local Nonprofit

Google is offering $250,000 to help with the ongoing response efforts in Flint as the city reels from the effects of a lead-contaminated water supply. Google spokesman Patrick Lenihan announced the two grants to reporters. He says the first $150,000 grant will help researchers from the University of Michigan predict which homes are likely to have water with high lead…

3 Charged With Several Crimes in Flint Water Crisis

LANSING, Mich. (ABC News) – Two state regulators and a Flint employee were charged Wednesday with evidence tampering and several other felony and misdemeanor counts related to the Michigan city’s lead-tainted water crisis. The charges — the first levied in a probe that is expected to broaden — were filed against a pair of state Department of Environmental Quality officials…