No Surprise: CDC Epically Botches East Chicago IN Lead Poisoning Response

For more than a decade, I have been working to expose corruption, scientific incompetence and unethical behavior in the lead poisoning prevention branch of the U.S. CDC/ATSDR.  My colleagues Dr. Yanna Lambrinidou, Ralph Scott (deceased) and Paul Schwartz also volunteered their lives to expose this wrongdoing.  Ralph even lost his job for his role in […]

Did you think the story of MDEQ malfeasance could not get worse? Wrong again. MDEQ’s negligence quite possibly killed a few of the very people they were paid to protect.

This latest example of MDEQ’s incompetence and obfuscation, exposed in e-mails obtained by Progress Michigan, clearly demonstrates how hard MDEQ employees worked, to derail efforts of other caring government officials who wanted to protect the health of Flint residents. In this case, Jim Henry of the Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) was demanding information by […]

FlintWaterStudy.org Guide

Updated: June 30, 2016 We realize there is a ton of information for you to sift through and, therefore, we have made a mini-guide for you (arranged in reverse chronological order — latest first): About Us The Virginia Tech Research Team Collaborators and Other Information Sources for Flint Bathing Concerns of Flint Residents Should you […]

Guide to FlintWaterStudy.org

We realize there is a ton of information for you to sift through and, therefore, we have made a mini-guide for you (arranged in reverse chronological order — latest first): Fundraising and Grants The FlintWaterStudy Research Support Fundraiser SafeWater4Flint Fundraising Update and Thank You! Our VT Research Team wins $50,000 grant from the National Science […]

New Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request documents answer our earlier question: Where is the US EPA?

While it is true that no one gets up in the morning intending to lead poison children, we previously argued that the agencies who created the Flint drinking water crisis worked awfully hard covering up their incompetence and Flint’s lead-in-water problems—in the process, they repeatedly left Flint’s children in harm’s way. Two recent Freedom of […]