Flint MI

“I admire Rick Snyder for stepping up right now. He’s going to the challenge, and he’s fired people and accepted responsibility to fix this."

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

President Obama on Thursday announced his administration would give the city $80 million in federal funding to assist in the water crisis poisoning thousands -- a growing scandal that has sparked resignation requests from citizens for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder.

Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]

President Obama on Saturday announced an emergency declaration that would allocate $5 million in federal aid to assist Flint in the water crisis.

Residents there have been dependent on filtered and bottled water since it was announced the city's drinking water is contaminated with extremely high levels of lead.

UPDATED: December 18, 2015 11:15 AM EST  Marc A. Edwards, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, and LeAnne Walters, a resident of Flint, MI, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the man-made natural disaster that has caused the city’s mayor to issue a state of emergency. According to Edwards, the […]