Nearly 7 months after the EPA gave $100 million to Flint, Michigan, to replace its lead pipes (in addition to $270 million in state funds), not much has changed.   This Bloomberg photo essay puts faces and names to the ongoing quagmire that is Flint’s water crisis. Some 8,…

Fewer babies are being born in Flint, Michigan, a likely outcome of the highly publicized lead-poisoning of the city’s water supply, say economists from the University of Kansas and West Virginia University. They looked at birth and death certificates in Flint and compared…

What if the EPA had asserted federal emergency powers when it knew about the disaster unfolding in Flint? What if national media had covered the story in a way that pressured elected officials to act? A detailed and damning report by Boston Globe essayist Derrick Z.…

Prosecutors charged 5 Michigan officials—including Nick Lyon, the head of the health department—with involuntary manslaughter yesterday over their roles in the Flint water contamination crisis.