Documenting the ongoing problem of lead-infested water in Flint, Michigan.
Michigan Senate Sends $28 Million More To Flint. “The Michigan Senate voted Thursday to direct another $28 million to address Flint’s water emergency, allocating money for bottled water, medical assessments and other costs in the city struggling with a lead-contaminated supply.” [AP, 1/28/16]
Pistons Owner Pledges To Raise $10 Million For Flint Relief. “Gores, a billionaire financier, said he plans to kick in an unspecified sum himself and will hold benefits at the team’s venues. He also promised to seek money from business leaders across the United States that will go to pay for water, health care and education and economic development programs.” [MSNBC, 1/28/16]