Lindsey Smith appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Flint, Mich., switched drinking water sources 3 years ago. It'll be 3 more years before the city can replace 18,000 underground water pipes. Residents must use filters to reduce lead exposure.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Tests show the water is improving overall, but officials aren't ready to publicly declare the water safe again. And even when they do, many residents say they will have a hard time believing it.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
In Michigan and other Midwest states, many women say they'd love to see a female president someday, but a candidate's gender shouldn't be a reason to vote for her.
Friday, September 30, 2016
It has been a year since a county health department in Michigan warned residents in Flint to stop drinking their tap water because it was full of lead from corroded pipes. Thousands of lines need to be replaced; the city estimates that fewer than 200 pipes have been fixed so far. But this week, there was good news for Keri Webber and her family. Private donors came up with the money to replace her line, and a crew showed up to do so on the morning of her 25th wedding anniversary.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
President Obama visits Flint, Mich., on Wednesday for the first time since the water crisis began. Flint residents are still relying on bottled water and faucet filters to get safe drinking water.
Friday, April 01, 2016
The crisis in Flint, Mich., reveals that the city has no clue where its lead service lines are. A service line is the pipe that gets water from the main line into a home. Flint is not alone.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
A group that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed to investigate the cause of the Flint water crisis released its report Wednesday, putting much of the blame for Flint's lead-contaminated water on the state's environmental regulators. But it also blames a state law that was set up to save cities like Flint from financial collapse.
Friday, January 22, 2016
A top EPA official resigned Thursday over the handling of the ongoing water contamination crisis in Flint, Mich. The role of the EPA and whether the federal agency should have done mo...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Michigan Radio's Lindsey Smith talks about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and the governor's response.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
For many people, the blame for the tap water contamination in Flint, Mich., lies with Gov. Rick Snyder. Despite his apologies for the state's missteps, calls for his resignation have been growing.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Residents in Flint, Michigan have been dealing with the aftermath of lead-tainted water for over a year now, something that's lead to brain damage in some children.
Monday, October 05, 2015
In Flint, Mich., lead levels are spiking in children's blood. A new drinking water source is being blamed. Researchers say the new cases of lead poisoning were preventable.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
A popular summer spot is closed indefinitely because of mysterious holes — one of which temporarily buried a boy — that open and close in less than a day. Scientists have no idea why.