Flint Death Toll May Be Nearly 10 Times Higher Than Official Report

The findings come as a judge delays a trial for Michigan’s health chief.

Flint Death Toll

Less than a week after a federal watchdog blasted all levels of government for their failures to prevent and quickly respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, an ongoing investigation by PBS's "FRONTLINE" found that the death toll may be much higher than the official number reported by the

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Flint Residents Struggle To Have Voices Heard As Crisis Continues & Media Moves On

“We are not going to stop until we see justice for Flint, but we hope to be a good example for all other cities fighting this same uphill battle.” This Michigan city is still struggling with lead-contaminated water, a struggle that reflects a hidden lead crisis brewing in cities nationwide.

Flint resident and founder of Water You Waiting For, Melissa Mays.

FLINT -- For nearly three years, the residents of Flint, Michigan, a city located just 70 miles north of Detroit, have had contaminated water running through their pipes, poisoned by lead and other dangerous metals. The crisis began when local authorities decided to switch the city’s main water source in April 2014, choosing to pull water from the

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Flint Mom-Turned-Activist Describes City’s Disturbing Declining Health

Melissa Mays tells Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline” why residents of Flint, Michigan, still depend on bottled water for everything from drinking to bathing almost two years after state and local officials knew the city’s water supply was poisoned.

MINNEAPOLIS --- For almost three years, the residents of Flint, Michigan, have had poison running through their pipes. The city’s water supply has been tainted by lead and other dangerous pollutants since the city started drawing its water from the polluted Flint River in April of 2014 in an effort to cut costs in the economically depressed

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Four Million Americans Have Dangerously High Lead Levels In Their Water

A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has found that there are many other cities facing extreme lead contamination in their drinking water, just like in Flint, Michigan.

Water samples for lead testing sit on an office counter top at Fawcett Elementary School in Tacoma, Wash. After Tacoma Public Schools revealed last month that multiple elementary schools tested positive for lead in the drinking water

The NRDC examined the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) violation and enforcement records from 2013-2015 and found that over 3.9 million people have water flowing into their homes that exceeds the agency’s action level. “Americans take it for granted that the water flowing from their drinking water taps…is clean and safe,” Erik Olson,

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FBI Now Involved In Flint Water Crisis Investigation

Federal prosecutors are working with a multi-agency investigation team on the Flint water contamination matter.

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol before Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Lansing, Mich. With the water crisis gripping Flint threatening to overshadow nearly everything else he has accomplished, the Republican governor again pledged a fix Tuesday night during his annual State of the State speech. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

The FBI is joining the investigation into the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, the Detroit Free Press reported on Monday. Gina Balaya, a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit, told the Free Pressthat federal prosecutors are "working with a multi-agency investigation team on the Flint water contamination matter,

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Emails Show Flint Govt Bought Clean Water For Themselves While Residents Drank Poison For A Year

Instead of immediately notifying the citizens of the tainted water, the Snyder administration used taxpayer dollars to protect government officials only.

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol before Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Lansing, Mich. With the water crisis gripping Flint threatening to overshadow nearly everything else he has accomplished, the Republican governor again pledged a fix Tuesday night during his annual State of the State speech. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Flint, MI — As the water crisis in Flint shows no signs of coming to an end anytime soon, one thing is clear — not one government official has yet to be held accountable for causing it. As details emerge about how officials have known about the tainted water and simply allowed the public to consume it without taking action, newly released

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