Today is Day 529 since Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder admitted that the city of Flint had had its drinking water poisoned with the powerful neurotoxin lead through the actions and inactions of his appointed Emergency Managers.
The true span since their water has been unsafe to drink, of course, is much longer than that.
There’s been very little news coming out of Flint for a couple of weeks now but we finally have something to report and it’s not good. Not good at all.
According to Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, it will be at least two more years before the citizens of Flint can drink water from their tap without filtering it first to remove poisons and toxins: Mayor Karen Weaver and the head of Flint’s underground pipe replacement program said Tuesday they think it will be more than two years until they can recommend residents drink their tap water without filters.
Weaver and retired Brig. Gen. Michael C. McDaniel told reporters they do not anticipate giving an “all clear” until crews have