A coal accident nearly 20 years ago is still causing problems for Martin County, Kentucky.
Martin County has more than $600,000 in unpaid water bills. Officials say the only way to climb out of that debt is to charge more for water.
People in Martin County are learning how deep in debt their community is. Experts say funds have been mismanaged for years.
President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty more than five decades ago, yet the very town he made this promise in still struggles.
People in Kentucky say they went to get answers about recent water issues and were kept quiet.
Residents in Martin County, Kentucky, know it's dangerous to drink the water, but now some can't drink it even if they wanted to.
A coal slurry accident in 2000 contaminated the water in a county of 12,000 people. Eighteen years later, they still cant drink the water.
A study found a 58 percent increase in fetal death rates after the city switched its water source in 2014.
A judge approved the settlement between the state of Michigan and the city of Flint on Tuesday.
About 90 percent of people in Lagos rely on borehole-wells or water from local vendors.
Now, a total of 13 people have been charged.