What's New Flint to stay on Detroit water for another year Lansing State Journal (9/27) Thanks to a loan from the Michigan Strategic Fund, Flint, Michigan, will stick with the Great Lakes Water Authority for another year, giving it time to construct a pipeline and allow for testing of water Flint will treat from its new source.
Barrett urges use of water filters to remove lead Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/7) Owners and residents of tens of thousands of Milwaukee, Wis., homes built before 1951 should install faucet filters capable of removing lead from drinking water, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Wednesday.
Flint water criminal cases get 2017 court dates The Detroit News (9/7) Several current and former state employees facing criminal charges for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis will not face preliminary examinations until 2017.
Environmental Defense A not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: (1) Stabilizing the Earth's climate, (2) Safeguarding the world's oceans, (3) Protecting human health, and (4) Defending and restoring biodiversity.
Environmental Justice U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
Grand Calumet Task Force A community environmental organization which works to improve the land, air and water quality of the Grand Calumet River and the urban ecosystem that surrounds it, and to achieve environmental justice for the people of Northwest Indiana.
Midwest Environmental Advocates MEA is a legal and technical resource center for community groups across Wisconsin, Minnesota and Upper Michigan who are working for environmental justice. Founded in 2000, one of MEA's first campaigns is to provide legal support for a multicultural coalition of communities who are impacted by high levels of toxins in the waters and fish of the western Great Lakes.