This is the first of a two-part series drawing a balance sheet of five years of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
As officials end subsidies and resume water cutoffs
A 138-page report on the Flint water crisis delivered on February 7 covers up the class issues in the poisoning of the city.
The first part of our series profiling the major figures behind the crisis focuses on those who laid the groundwork for the switch from the treated Lake Huron water supplied by Detroit.
Few Flint residents believe the claims of the governor and mayor that the 30-year deal to buy water from Detroit is motivated by concerns for the people of Flint. But what are the real issues behind the legal conflict with the City Council?