Flint Water Crisis

The rapper's efforts are to curb one of the worst public health disasters in the U.S.

At the height of Flint’s water crisis, nearly 9,000 children had been exposed to lead from drinking contaminated water. Mayor Karen Weaver reported an estimated 5,000 homes were in need of lead pipe replacements. President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration in January, ordering federal aid in conjunction with volunteer efforts on the ground, but it was only set […]

According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]

During the visit Wednesday, Obama will tour a food bank, take part in a roundtable discussion about the lead-contaminated water crisis, meet with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, and speak to an estimated 1,000 people at Flint Northwestern High School, the report says.

In one weekend, a coalition of plumbers may have done more for the city of Flint than the government has in the past year.

Calling it "outrageous" that Flint residents are being forced to pay for water that is unsafe to drink, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Monday that his office may take steps to halt the charges, reports NBC News.

Despite currently being on tour in Europe, The Game is still keeping abreast of the latest news and developments at home. Taking to Instagram today…

Plus, the city’s mayor Karen Weaver was given back her authority over the water supply.

The EPA called Michigan’s response “inadequate,” announcing an emergency order to address the water crisis

Big Sean and his Detroit non-profit, the Sean Anderson Foundation (SAF), announced today it has partnered with CrowdRise to launch the #HEALFLINTKIDS campaign to help families with kids who have been exposed to toxic water in Flint, Mich.