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Residents of Flint awarded $600 Million in civil lawsuit

 

August 27, 2020

Dale Rich

Lady at a church in Flint displaying the quality of water that came out her tap at home

LANSING - . – Last week, the State of Michigan agreed to a $600 million settlement of the civil lawsuits brought against the State of Michigan by Flint residents after the water supply for the City of Flint was switched to the Flint River on April 25, 2014.

From our first month in office, Attorney General Nessel and I made it clear to our teams that even though we inherited this situation, it was our responsibility to achieve the best possible settlement for the children and families of Flint – as soon as we could.

Protecting all Michiganders and their access to clean water is a...



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