FLINT, Mich. (NEWS10) — The white house has declared a state of emergency for Michigan due to the water contamination that has plagued Flint and surrounding areas.
One of Michigan’s most famous natives’ filmmaker Michael Moore became involved with the matter, speaking out about the water crisis yesterday.
Protesters calling for Governor Snyder’s resignation and urging president Obama to visit Flint when he is in Detroit for next week’s auto show.
The National Guard is doubling its efforts to get clean drinking water to the people of flint.
The state of emergency gives FEMA and the department of homeland security permission to coordinate relief efforts for the state which include providing water and filters.