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You Thought Flint Was Bad? See The Lead Levels In California Children

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan,...

Dozens Of California Towns Have Childhood Lead Poisoning Rates Higher Than Flint’s

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 03.22.2017 | Green

Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno loca...

Trump Said He'd Fix Flint. Hobbling The EPA Is An Odd Way To Do That.

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was doing a live TV interview from the U.S. Capitol last month when she noticed that Scott Pruitt, the new admin...

In The Public Interest Gets It All Wrong On Private Water In Pittsburgh And Flint

Michael Deane | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics
Michael Deane

Once again, instead of engaging in a constructive conversation about America’s water infrastructure challenges, we find ourselves having to correct ...

Flint And Pittsburgh Have More In Common Than Lead In Their Water

Donald Cohen | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics
Donald Cohen

In the summer of 2015, Metropolis Magazine named Pittsburgh one of the world’s “most livable” cities and gushed about its infrastructure, “The...

Impending Water Crisis Could Affect Your Health

Healthline | Posted 03.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Healthline

Most Americans take clean water for granted.We turn on the tap and safe water to drink, bathe in, and cook and clean with comes out of the faucet.But ...

Michigan Teen Believes Shirt Was Left On Her Car Windshield As A Trap

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.22.2017 | Crime

A teenager says she had an ominous experience in a mall parking lot in Flint, Michigan, last week, involving a mysterious shirt she found wrapped arou...

Michigan To End Subsidies Of Flint's Water Bills

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

Gov. Rick Snyder has announced that the state of Michigan will stop subsidizing the water bills for residents of Flint later this month, nearly three ...

Flint Residents Sue EPA, Alleging Negligence In Drinking Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

More than 1,700 residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a class action lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing officials of “...

The Clear And Present Menace Of SciLence

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.27.2017 | Science
David Katz, M.D.

I heard from a public health colleague this week, whose work and time are partly funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that the CD...

Big Sean Raises $100,000 To Support Flint Residents

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.27.2017 | Black Voices

.@BigSean discusses the work he’s done in Flint, Michigan. https://t.co/BwLkKP0tJ7 pic.twitter.com/MluigKPZ3m— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) Janu...

A Year After Obama Declared An Emergency In Flint, Crisis Persists

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics

One year after President Barack Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint, Michigan, over the lead poisoning crisis, experts say the city’s water ...

Cher's First Acting Role In 7 Years Will Be A Movie About The Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment

Cher has been an outspoken critic of Gov. Rick Snyder for his handling of the nearly three-year-long water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Now she will sta...

The EPA Knows How To Prevent The Next Flint. Will A Trump EPA Do It?

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

It is becoming increasingly clear that many of the conditions that contributed to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, are also present in tho...

Top City Officials Charged In Flint Water Crisis Investigation

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette (R) announced criminal charges Tuesday against four former Flint officials as part of an investigation into th...

Fist-Raising Moments of Black Activism in 2016

The Huffington Post | Choyce Miller | Posted 12.20.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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12 Black Kids Who Rocked The World in 2016

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.16.2016 | Black Voices

2016 has been a terrible year, but the actions of young people have made it just a little bit brighter. This year, kids impacted how we look at busine...

Free Bone Broth Cookbook? Help Me... Help Children!

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 12.15.2016 | Good News
Kellyann Petrucci

This New Year, we're all busy making resolutions to improve our own lives. We're planning to lose weight, exercise, and eat better. And that's fantast...

Veterans Who Stood With Standing Rock Say They're Heading To Flint Next

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green

U.S. military veterans who traveled to North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux in opposing the Dakota Access pipeline have new plans to organi...

A Moment for Education Leaders

Amber Arellano | Posted 11.22.2016 | Education
Amber Arellano

This letter first appeared in The Education Trust-Midwest's weekly Michigan Education Update on November 22, 2016. Sign up for weekly updates here. ...

Flint’s Water Crisis Is Even Affecting Hand Washing

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living

The city of Flint, Michigan, is seeing a rise in cases of a bacterial illness called shigellosis, and the ongoing water crisis there may be in part to...

Flint Residents On Federal Aid Deal: 'Too Little, Too Late'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics

It’s been a bittersweet week for the people of Flint. After the Republican-controlled House of Representatives moved late Wednesday to authorize up ...

Congress Acts Swiftly To Avoid Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― After weeks of delays and haggling, the House and Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would fund the government until Dec. 9 and all...

Elizabeth Warren Is 'Past Sick And Tired' Of Republicans Who Only Help Their Own

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― If Republicans don’t want to help the constituents of Democratic lawmakers when they face catastrophe, why should Democrats rush to t...

Government Shutdown Hinges On Republicans Helping Flint

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― With the government set to run out of money in three days, the Senate failed to pass a government funding bill that Democrats oppose be...