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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
Flint Left Wondering How Trump's EPA Freeze Will Impact the $100,000,000 They Were Promised in Grant Aid https://t.co/13DHha8juu— Leslie Mac (@LeslieMac) January 25, 2017
Flint water falls below federal lead limits, but residents are still asked to use filtered water https://t.co/WuUiPJs0BH— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 25, 2017
Residents of Flint, Michigan, had to resume paying their full water bills today, causing outrage among many of them. https://t.co/zKDHLLGseC pic.twitter.com/jVBZELbjFQ— ABC News (@ABC) March 1, 2017