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Obama Declares Federal Emergency Over Flint, Michigan, Water Supply - New York Magazine;

Obama Declares Federal Emergency Over Flint, Michigan, Water Supply - New York Magazine

New York MagazineObama Declares Federal Emergency Over Flint, Michigan, Water SupplyNew York MagazineA National Guardsman walks a case of bottled water to a Flint residence's car. Photo: Bill Pugliano/2016 Getty Images. President Obama declared the ongoing water-supply crisis in Flint, Michigan, a federal emergency on Saturday, opening up FEMA support ...and more »

Michigan Prosecutor Opens Probe of Flint Water Crisis - NBCNews.com;

Michigan Prosecutor Opens Probe of Flint Water Crisis - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comMichigan Prosecutor Opens Probe of Flint Water CrisisNBCNews.comMichigan's top prosecutor launched an investigation Friday into the Flint water crisis to see if any laws were broken — as the local sheriff declared that "people lied to us." "In 21st century America, no one should have to fear something as basic as ...and more »

Cher donates over 180000 water bottles to Flint, Michigan after local supply is poisoned by lead - The Independent;

Cher donates over 180000 water bottles to Flint, Michigan after local supply is poisoned by lead - The Independent

The IndependentCher donates over 180000 water bottles to Flint, Michigan after local supply is poisoned by leadThe IndependentCher has donated 180,000 bottles of water to a city in Michigan after its water supply became so contaminated with lead residents were unable to drink it. President Barack Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint in the west of the state on Saturday ...and more »

Cher chips in to help battle Michigan drinking water crisis - CBS News;

Cher chips in to help battle Michigan drinking water crisis - CBS News

CBS NewsCher chips in to help battle Michigan drinking water crisisCBS NewsFLINT, Mich. - Cher is donating bottled water to the residents of Flint struggling to obtain safe water amid a lead contamination crisis. The entertainer and Icelandic Water are contributing more than 181,000 bottles of water to help alleviate what she ...and more »

Federal Emergency Is Declared in Flint Over Contaminated Water - New York Times;

Federal Emergency Is Declared in Flint Over Contaminated Water - New York Times

New York TimesFederal Emergency Is Declared in Flint Over Contaminated WaterNew York TimesTerra Castro, who lives in St. Clair Shores, Mich., wipes away tears during a break from dropping off more than 500 cases of bottled water in Flint. Credit Jake May/The Flint Journal, via Associated Press. DETROIT — President Obama signed an emergency ...and more »

People of Flint speak: 'Nobody should ... be living like this' - Detroit Free Press;

People of Flint speak: 'Nobody should ... be living like this' - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressPeople of Flint speak: 'Nobody should ... be living like this'Detroit Free PressAriana 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. She said she has been cleaning Sincere Smith's body this way — or with wet wipes — since last summer ...and more »

Flint crisis looms large for Snyder's State of State - The Detroit News;

Flint crisis looms large for Snyder's State of State - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsFlint crisis looms large for Snyder's State of StateThe Detroit NewsLansing — One year after outlining his optimistic vision for a “river of opportunity,” Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is swimming upstream as he prepares to deliver Tuesday night his 2016 State of the State address. Protesters are expected to gather ...and more »

Flint, Michigan water contamination: Obama declares emergency - BBC News

Flint, Michigan water contamination: Obama declares emergencyBBC NewsUS President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, where the water has become contaminated with lead. The city's water became contaminated after a change in supplier in 2014. Corrosive water leached lead from old pipes ...and more »

Cher to donate 181000 bottles of water to help out Flint water crisis - MLive.com;

Cher to donate 181000 bottles of water to help out Flint water crisis - MLive.com

MLive.comCher to donate 181000 bottles of water to help out Flint water crisisMLive.comActress and singer Cher speaks to the audience at a tribute event and screening for director Norman Jewison at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Los Angeles on Friday, April 17, 2009. (AP PHOTO | DAN STEINBERG). Print Email · Roberto Acosta ...and more »

Michael Moore and Jesse Jackson draw national attention, criticism - Michigan Radio;

Michael Moore and Jesse Jackson draw national attention, criticism - Michigan Radio

Michigan RadioMichael Moore and Jesse Jackson draw national attention, criticismMichigan RadioEven as President Obama was signing the disaster declaration for Flint and Genesee County, hundreds of protesters were gathering on the front lawn of Flint city hall. Filmmaker Michael Moore criticized Gov. Rick Snyder for his handling of the Flint ...and more »

Flint water crisis: Michigan attorney general to investigate - CNN;

Flint water crisis: Michigan attorney general to investigate - CNN

CNNFlint water crisis: Michigan attorney general to investigateCNN(CNN) The water crisis in Flint -- the Michigan city grappling with toxic lead contamination in its drinking water following a cost-saving measure -- is now getting high-level attention from the state's top legal official. Attorney General Bill ...and more »

Michael Moore, in Flint, says crisis 'not a mistake' - Detroit Free Press;

Michael Moore, in Flint, says crisis 'not a mistake' - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressMichael Moore, in Flint, says crisis 'not a mistake'Detroit Free PressAs Flint's water crisis reached a new national spotlight this week, director and Flint native Michael Moore held a rally in the city on Saturday, where he accused government leaders of intentionally poisoning thousands of people. “This is not a mistake ...and more »

Michael Moore: Obama should visit Flint - The Detroit News;

Michael Moore: Obama should visit Flint - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMichael Moore: Obama should visit FlintThe Detroit NewsFlint -- Filmmaker and former Flint resident Michael Moore called on Barack Obama to visit the beleaguered city of Flint next week when the president plans to tour the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The White House has not hinted at ...and more »

Michael Moore Petition For Arrest of Gov. Snyder Over Flint Water Crisis Growing Like Wildfire - EnviroNews (registration) (blog);

Michael Moore Petition For Arrest of Gov. Snyder Over Flint Water Crisis Growing Like Wildfire - EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

EnviroNews (registration) (blog)Michael Moore Petition For Arrest of Gov. Snyder Over Flint Water Crisis Growing Like WildfireEnviroNews (registration) (blog)(EnviroNews World News) — Flint, Michigan — Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker and Flint, Michigan native Michael Moore has launched a petition — and that call to action has been growing like wildfire online. Moore's petition calls for the ...and more »

Obama Declares State of Emergency in Flint, Michigan Amid Ongoing Water Crisis - VICE News;

Obama Declares State of Emergency in Flint, Michigan Amid Ongoing Water Crisis - VICE News

VICE NewsObama Declares State of Emergency in Flint, Michigan Amid Ongoing Water CrisisVICE NewsPresident Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan on Saturday, signing off on federal aid to assist the city amid an intensifying public health crisis caused by widespread water contamination. Obama's action authorizes the ...and more »

Obama signs emergency declaration in Michigan water crisis - UPI.com;

Obama signs emergency declaration in Michigan water crisis - UPI.com

UPI.comObama signs emergency declaration in Michigan water crisisUPI.comNational Guard troops and local volunteers are currently working to deliver bottled water and water filters to residents. By Brooks Hays | Jan. 16, 2016 at 5:13 PM. Follow @upi. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter. Michigan ...and more »

​Obama signs emergency order over Flint water crisis - CBS News

​Obama signs emergency order over Flint water crisisCBS NewsFLINT, Mich. -- President Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday for Flint, Michigan, that clears the way for federal aid for the city, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis. The White House issued a release calling for the Federal ...and more »

Obama Declares Emergency in Flint - Wall Street Journal;

Obama Declares Emergency in Flint - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalObama Declares Emergency in FlintWall Street JournalMichigan Governor Rick Snyder has asked for a federal disaster declaration in order to expedite relief and government aid to residents of Flint who are dealing with toxic levels of lead contamination in the city's water supply. Photo: AP. By. Joe Barrett.and more »

Cher Donates Thousands of Bottles of Water to Flint Residents - Hollywood Reporter;

Cher Donates Thousands of Bottles of Water to Flint Residents - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterCher Donates Thousands of Bottles of Water to Flint ResidentsHollywood ReporterNEW YORK (AP) — Cher is donating water to the residents of Flint, Mich., as the city struggles with a drinking-water crisis linked to lead contamination. More than 180,000 bottles will be shipped to the city starting Monday, according to a statement ...and more »

President Obama signs declaration of emergency over Flint water crisis - New York Daily News;

President Obama signs declaration of emergency over Flint water crisis - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPresident Obama signs declaration of emergency over Flint water crisisNew York Daily NewsThe water in Flint has been contaminated by lead since officials switched the source of the supply. (Jake May/AP). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Saturday, January 16, 2016, 4:10 PM. DETROIT — President Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday ...and more »