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Judge Rules Flint Residents Can Sue State of Mich. Over Water Crisis https://t.co/CCcem8Tcye Sue the hell out of 'em.— N. K. Jemisin (@nkjemisin) November 2, 2016
Now that Michigan's failure of governance has exploded, they argue that it is too costly to save people from it.https://t.co/w9N6RND80b— 5'7 Black Male (@absurdistwords) November 19, 2016
#FlintWaterCrisis continues as Gov. Snyder hesitates to fulfill a court order to deliver bottled water to residents: https://t.co/x2NpJKF0KJ pic.twitter.com/qOwo5MXuam— theGrio.com (@theGrio) November 19, 2016
Flint, Michigan hasn't had clean water in 949 days.— Flint Has No Water (@FlintHasNoWater) November 29, 2016
President signed the "Water Infrastructure Improvements" Act. Among its provisions: $170M for communities w/drinking water emergencies— West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) December 16, 2016
Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura has a series called "Conspiracy Theory". It shows how corporations like Nesle are pumping up billions of litres of water which normally replenish the Great Lakes. It is mainly sold off and shipped to China,
Water is the new black gold.
The Bushes bought a 100,000 acre ranch in Paraguay because it holds the largest water aquifier in the region. Those who cannot afford to drink will die of thirst.
Think Flint was bad? Reuters found nearly 3,000 spots in the U.S. with lead poisoning rates at least twice as high:https://t.co/nBG5Y6CrFQ pic.twitter.com/KDqTjlBD6N— Reuters Investigates (@specialreports) December 19, 2016
And do they correspond with affirmative action no-go zones ?
As President Obama signed a bill Friday authorizing $170 million to address lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, Republicans in the House quietly closed a nearly yearlong investigation into the disaster before receiving crucial information from Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.Read more from Salon
Two former emergency managers could face up to 46 years in prison.Read more from Mother Jones