Water Ionizers and the “Swiss Cheese” Scare Story

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 10, 2017 12:00 pm

  We learned a little more this week about how lead ended up flowing out the taps in Flint.  Researchers at the University of Michigan have released their forensic conclusions on how the crisis took shape. Some of the Flint evidence has more holes in it than this. The “Swiss Cheese” Evidence Officials had put forward a claim that failure to add anti-corrosion chemicals hadn’t impacted on the eventual [...]
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Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Brought in Flint

Posted by: Rhona Reid On June 20, 2017 7:00 am

  It’s been quite the week in Flint.  Dressed in custom-made gowns and bright, sharp suits, excited seniors of Flint Northwestern High School rode charter buses into Detroit for their prom.  At almost the same time, the news began to emerge that Nick Lyon, Michigan’s health chief, was to be charged with involuntary manslaughter, along with four other officials. Flint deserves justice. Conspiracy of Silence? Failure to tell residents [...]
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“Hoop 4 Water” – Celebrities Support Flint Residents!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On June 2, 2016 9:00 am

  If you live within striking distance of Flint, Michigan, then you may have noticed the paparazzi descending and a red carpet being unrolled on May 21st.  Although the news crews of America may have packed up most of their equipment following months of reporting from Flint, the press pack is still hanging around. Brad Pitt in town?  Not quite, but the celeb count was pretty high. If you were, ahem…on the ball…you might have grabbed some tickets to Snoop Dogg’s “Hoop [...]
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Is Bruni the Next Flint? The Town in Texas with Arsenic in the Water.

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 12, 2016 9:00 am

  The residents of Bruni, less than 50 miles east of the Mexican border, know exactly how the people of Flint, Michigan feel. Would you let your child drink this?Would you let your child drink this? Another Flint? Flint, of course, is infamous for the town’s water supply becoming toxic with dangerously high levels of lead.  Bruni’s horror?  Turn on a tap and rife in the cloudy, unappetizing water [...]
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