State Workers In Flint Got Water Coolers a Year Ago

State Workers In Flint Got Water Coolers a Year Ago

“Employees at the state office in Flint, Mich., have been drinking from coolers of purified water since last January — the same month that representatives from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality assured residents the water was safe to drink.”

— “State workers — but not residents — in Flint, Mich., have been getting purified water for more than a year,” Yanan Wang, Washington Post

More:

“Amid denials, state workers in Flint got clean water,”Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press

“Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015,” Sam Inglot, Progress Michigan

“Flint water crisis: Michigan made sure state employees had clean water 8 months before everyone else,” Libby Nelson, Vox

“Flint Mayor: Water Still Showing Lead Levels Beyond What Filters Can Remove,” Alissa Walker, Gizmodo

Related:

“Gov. Rick Snyder’s Men Originally Rejected Using Flint’s Toxic River,” Curt Guyette, Daily Beast 

“Flint’s Horrifying Water Crisis Is Bigger Than Just Flint,” Jared Keller, Pacific Standard

“High Lead Levels Were Detected in Nearly 400 Flint Homes, and There May Be More,” Jeremy C.F. Lin and Haeyoun Park, New York Times

“Flint water victims can’t sue the government. That’s another crime.” Shikha Dalmia, The Week

“Flint water crisis: Michigan officials ignored EPA warnings about toxicity,” Oliver Milman and Ryan Felton, The Guardian

“FBI joins Flint drinking water investigation,”  Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press

“Led Astray: When Looking for Lead Contamination, Flint Failed to Test Homes With Lead Pipes,” Brian Palmer, Pacific Standard

“Flint water crisis is classic case of environmental racism,” J. Mijin Cha, The Hill

“The Contempt That Poisoned Flint’s Water,” Amy Davidson, The New Yorker

“10 Things They Won’t Tell You About the Flint Water Tragedy. But I Will.” Michael Moore

“The Republican Refusal to Aid Flint,” New York Times editorial

“Further Evidence That State Officials Ignored Flint’s Water Crisis,” Allison Shapiro,  Pacific Standard

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