Tag: flint water crisis

Freshwater Future’s Jill Ryan on Chicago’s Worldview Radio Show

Posted on July 11, 2019 by

Five Years After the Start of the Water Crisis Photo credit: Jean Balzan Today, the Worldview Chicago radio show, which is on a bus tour through the Great Lakes region, visited the Flint Development Center in Flint, Michigan. They covered a story in regards to Flint’s Water Crisis. Their topic was specifically on Flint residents […]

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Freshwater Weekly, July 4, 2019

Posted on July 3, 2019 by

July 4th, 2019 This week: Lead Pipe Replacements for Chicago Residents + Flint Officials Still Liable + Rising Water Levels Caused by Spring Rain, NOT Plan 14.    Lead Pipe Replacements for Chicago Residents? The City of Chicago may soon be forced to replace lead-pipes for thousands of residents, according to a recent decision by the […]

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Introducing Freshwater Weekly

Posted on June 22, 2017 by

IT’S DAY 1154 OF THE FLINT WATER CRISIS The Science Flint, Michigan has been without clean water since April 24, 2014. What went wrong? A recent episode of PBS’s award-winning NOVA program explores the science behind the man-made crisis. The program does an excellent job of simplifying highly technical information in a way that’s easy […]

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Flint Residents Shouldn’t Lose Their Homes Over Bills for Poisoned Water

Posted on June 22, 2017 by

BREAKING NEWS JUNE 27, 2017: We’ve just learned that the state-appointed Receivership Transition Advisory Board for Flint denied the City Council resolution placing a moratorium on water liens for unpaid water bills. Freshwater Future joins the National Wildlife Federation and the Genesee County Hispanic Latino Collaborative in calling for a moratorium on water liens for […]

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