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Tag Archives: DETROITWATER
By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let residents of Flint, Michigan pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the city and government officials that accused them of knowingly allowing the city’s water supply … Continue reading
“Boil water alerts,” floods, sewage backups in Detroit, elsewhere, along with the lead poisoning of Flint signal GLWA is self-destructing Dismantling of Detroit Water and Sewerage Dept. was an unprecedented act of domestic terrorism for profit DUMP THE GLWA! DONATE TO VOICE OF … Continue reading
Above: Performance by the “Flowtown Revue” at “Mapping the Water Crisis” book launch forum Aug. 14 Detroit residential water shut-offs skyrocket, 13,750 households from May to July–Detroit News “The destruction of our neighborhoods is not haphazard or arbitrary but deliberate … Continue reading
VIDEO ABOVE: Flint water activist collapses into coma NBC 25’s Dave Bondy talked to an emotional Sharon Moore following the congressional hearings in Washington on February 3. Moore’s son Jerome contacted Bondy on Friday, Feb. 12 telling him that Sharon … Continue reading
Crowd stands up, presents their own report on how bankruptcy has destroyed Detroit Runs Judge Rhodes, “Mayor” Duggan, Ric-tator Snyder Out Protester shouting “Black Lives Matter” immediately ejected; racism a key issue in bankruptcy dismantling of largest Black-majority city #Detroitbankruptcy, #JudgeStevenRhodes, … Continue reading
City prosecutor: “They talked about living like animals because their water was shut off, and our ability to get a fair trial was thrown out.” Hathaway: “If I hadn’t stopped the trial, you would have had a verdict today.” “Can … Continue reading
“If people think things are bad in Flint, wait until they see what’s going to happen to THEIR water.” Detroit Wastewater Treatment Plant severely understaffed; “when you call there, nobody answers.” GLWA takeover in trouble: GLWA/DWSD to work as independent … Continue reading
Above: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha of Hurley Medical Center announces that Flint children’s lead levels have skyrocketed under Flint water system DWSD workers protest mass layoffs: “Do you want to drink Flint water?” EM Darnell Earley disconnected Flint’s water system, is … Continue reading
“This changes nothing. The battle continues. It just gives us more time to raise money and recruit more people . . .I think the whole thing is racial.”—William Davis, Pres. DAREA DAREA’s next membership meeting Wed. Oct. 7 @ 5:30 … Continue reading
Water main break under Detroit Water Board Building had streets, parking lot for customers flooded for weeks this month. Main breaks, sinkholes have plagued DWSD as workforce downsized by 41 percent; GLWA plans to cut even further. DAREA retirees, other groups continue … Continue reading