Meanwhile, the lead content of Flint water remains way above safe levels, and people are forced to use bottled water for drinking.
Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.
The EPA tried over and over again to get Snyder to take measures that would neutralize the lead leaching into the water from the pipes.
Area residents have demanded that affordable housing, a clean and healthy environment, and good union jobs for current residents be written into any development plan for the area.
In the face of increasing fossil fuel disasters and legal crackdowns on civil disobedience, the need for this organization and others like it has never been greater.
Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.
"It's very pricey and taxing to our community - it's like you're a prisoner to the situation: you pay your bills, but you don't get your water... It's awful."
The Bundys' latest tango with the federal government is the most recent flare up of a decades-long movement.
We recently attended the NorCal climate march in Oakland, where we asked those who attended why the issue of climate change is so important and what needed to be done.
"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."