EPA Inspector General Says They Should Have Issued a Warning About Flint Water Crisis Seven Months Sooner

Early in January 2016, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of emergency in Flint, soon followed by President Barack Obama declaring the high levels of lead in Flint’s water sources a federal emergency. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General Arthur Elkins is now saying that Flint’s citizens…

Michigan Is Paying Rick Snyder's Lawyers Twice the Average Billing Rate for the State 

The Flint water crisis just gets worse and worse. This week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is using taxpayer money to pay lawyers nearly twice his state’s average to save his ass. This is the same man who sacrificed a whole city’s well-being and tried to delay installing new pipes in Flint to due to cost concerns.…

Top Legal Aides Urged Gov. Snyder's Cabinet to Fix Flint's Water a Year Before Public Disclosure

New information about the Flint disaster keeps coming: the Detroit Free Press reports that two top legal aides to Governor Rick Snyder issued a warning in October 2014—a full year before Snyder’s public disclosure of the public health crisis—that Flint’s water supply needed to be switched back Detroit’s source before…