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U.S. Judge: Flint has 5 months to finish long-overdue lead pipe replacement-
The $97 million project was supposed to be done by 2020. Officials blame the pandemic, supply shortages and unreliable contractors for the delay.00
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State cracks down on Flint company after Flint River spill-
State regulators on Monday ordered a Flint chemical company to truck wastewater to a water treatment plant, weeks after it was blamed for an oily discharge in the Flint River.
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Some cities could be left behind on lead pipe replacements-
In many cities, no one knows where the lead pipes lie underground.
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Jury can’t reach verdict in engineers’ Flint water trial-
A judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn’t reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint’s lead-contaminated water.
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Jury gets Flint water case about liability for engineers-
Jurors heard closing arguments in the only trial to arise thus far from the Flint water crisis, a dispute over whether two engineering firms should be held partially responsible for the city’s lead contamination in 2014-15.
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Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others-
The Michigan Supreme Court threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal.
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State: Chemical company likely source of Flint River spill-
Authorities focused on a chemical company as the likely source of a spill that has left a dark oily sheen for miles on the Flint River.
Several thousands of gallons of oily material in Flint River-
Several thousands of gallons of an oil-based, dark black material with a petroleum smell spilled into the Flint River in Flint, authorities said Wednesday.
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Water executive tells cities to “get creative” when it comes to replacing lead service lines-
Too often cities focus on why “they can’t tackle the problem,” says Water Environment Federation’s Lynn Broaddus, pointing to Lansing, Madison and Buffalo as cities that found a way.
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How Michigan state parks will spend a $250 million COVID windfall-
After years of deferred maintenance, big upgrades are coming to Belle Isle and picturesque Tahquamenon Falls. But there are also potholes to fill, toilets and sewers to replace and electrical systems to modernize.