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

A 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 ...

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

Michigan'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 ...

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

Cher 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 ...

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

FLINT, 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 ...

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

Terra 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 ...

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

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. She said she has been cleaning Sincere Smith's body this way — or with wet wipes — since last summer ...

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

Lansing — 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 ...

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

US 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 ...

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

Actress 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 ...

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

Even 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 ...

Flint water crisis: Michigan attorney general to investigate - CNN

(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 ...

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

As 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 ...

Michael Moore: Obama should visit Flint - The Detroit News

Flint -- 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 ...

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

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

President 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 ...

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

National 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 ...

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

FLINT, 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 ...

Obama Declares Emergency in Flint - Wall Street Journal

Michigan 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.

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

NEW 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 ...

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

The 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 ...