Federal disaster agency monitoring Flint water crisis
Jan 09, 2016, 23:00
Monica Lewis-Patrick with We The People of Detroit says she believes something criminal has happened with Flint water.
Already the state of MI has declared an emergency on accounts of Flint water crisis.
Accused of turning a blind eye to local residents who complained the discolored water was making them sick, the governor of MI has finally declared a state of emergency and promised swift action to help.
Governor Snyder has apologized for the mistakes that tainted Flint's drinking water with lead.
Moore has even started a petition on his website, calling for the governor to be arrested on charges of corruption and assault. Now, Flint residents demand Governor Snyder's full responsibility, because he didn't react in time after he learned that Flint's tap water had been contaminated. Every agency involved in this scheme reported directly to you.
As part of a cost-cutting drive, the city began drawing water from the Flint River in April 2014 rather than continue to buy it from Detroit.
The Department of Justice also announced this week that they are launching an investigation into the issue.
Flint residents are scared about the potential health impact of six months consuming water highly saturated with lead.
"We haven't seen the worst yet, with these children coming up", Sharon Owensby said, referring to brain damage and other health effects that children can suffer as a result of lead poisoning. In February, tests showed alarming levels of lead in the water, but officials told residents there was no threat.
Snyder eventually sought $6 million from the state legislature to cover the cost of reconnecting Flint to Detroit's water supply and the switch was completed in October. On Thursday, the mayor of Flint revealed it could now cost as much as $1.5 billion to fix the city's water infrastructure.
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It also demanded the officers be charged a special prosecutor handle the case and the US Justice Department investigate. The shooting was one of several that have fueled scrutiny of police use of deadly force particularly against minorities.
According to the same Gallup poll , Bill Clinton is also more popular than his wife among Republicans and independents. If you watch one network in particular, though, you saw a ton of Trump - nearly twice as much as you saw of Clinton.
I just purchased a gun at a gun show within the past year and everything was handled exactly as it would have been at a gun shop. And he tried to dispel it by pointing out that he lacked the time in office to take away the nation's 350 million firearms.
Kane indicated he wanted Scott to play in the game , and Scott was pleased the star winger approved of Scott's selection. The NHL announced captains for the All-Star Game on Saturday , and Scott was listed as the Pacific Division's captain.
She then yelled: "Security!" "I think that we feel like we are the motley crew of misfits", Gilbert said, returning to her speech. Last month, the "Piece of Me" singer flaunted her abs and called out her haters in a selfie posted to the social media site.
Since the tragedy, a greater vigilance surrounding cyber-bullying has been widely applauded, especially in New Jersey. Twitter Online users are supporting Koval in her censorship dispute with her school.
The pair were also on the executive committee of the body which makes sure Parliament is meeting its democratic standards. The former mayor also rejected Mr Dugher's statement that his former aides now dominated Mr Corbyn's senior team.
Munich police are still on high alert , carrying out more checks than usual at the stations, which have reopened. Cities across Europe have been on edge since the terror attack in Paris in November which killed 130 people.
However, on the same day, American media conglomerate based in Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Corp . proposed a counteroffer. Plus, a note about having paid a divident for "68 straight years and increased it for 22 consecutive years".
Demand for the precious metal has been bolstered as gyrations in global stock markets enhance its allure as a haven investment. The central bank was on Thursday suspected of bolstering offshore yuan after it hit a record low of 6.7600 per dollar.
An official at the attorney general's office, speaking on condition of anonymity, said his extradition would "take time" . According to authorities, part of what led to the drug lord's capture was his attempt to make a biopic about himself .
USA closes out year with big job gains
Most economists expect US consumer spending to continue to offset overseas weakness, though many foresee only modest USA growth. It took total jobs created during the year to 2.65 million, the second-best year, after 2014, since the 1990s.
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You can also add date stamps to the items in the fridge to help keep track of how old items are, which is also pretty cool . The new remote from Samsung is able to automatically recognize each device that is connected to the TV, the company says .
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Hillary Clinton said she wanted a discussion about sexism, and boy did she get what she wanted, and then some . "I wouldn't have behaved the way Hillary Clinton did, and I would have apologized to all those women".
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A gun-free zone on a military base with some of the best soldiers we have sitting there relaxing, watching television, no gun. Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have spent most of the presidential race avoiding direct confrontations with each other.
US employers hire at robust pace, defying global trends
Manufacturers added 8,000 jobs last month, with gains in nondurable production offsetting job losses at durable goods producers. Economists had expected payrolls to increase only 200,000 last month and the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 5 percent.