Preliminary estimates of the cost of repairing Flint’s water distribution infrastructure range from millions of dollars to as high as $1.5 billion.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s staffers worried in September that the issue of lead in Flint’s drinking water was being politicized and that the state’s responsibility for the crisis was being exaggerated.
Ariana Hawk heated a bowl of distilled water in the microwave, dipped a washcloth in it and wiped her 2-year-old son’s itchy, irritated skin.
By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Natural gas production near homes in a Texas subdivision contaminated residents’ well water, according to a study published Monday. The discovery was made in a community where the Environmental Protection Agency halted its own investigation two years ago. In the course of a broader effort to determine […]