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Flint Water Cases Dropped During New Investigation

Jun 14, 2019

The Flint Water Crisis prosecution team has dismissed without prejudice all pending criminal cases brought by the former Office of Special Council (OSC) in order to conduct their own investigation. The team is headed by Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosuector Kym Worthy. In a joint statement they stated, “Upon assuming responsibility of […]

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Drinkable: Flint Water System Tests Below Federal Levels

Jul 28, 2017

The City of Flint’s water system again tested below action levels of the federal Lead and Copper Rule for the second consecutive six-month monitoring period.  The latest round of testing shows that 90% of the Tier I samples collected are at or below 7 parts per billion, which is less than half of the federal […]

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Flint Water System Now Meets Federal Standards

Jan 27, 2017

According to information provided this week by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to the Mayor of Flint, the city’s water system is now testing below action levels of the Federal Lead and Copper Rule.  Additionally, the levels are comparable to cities with similar size and age of infrastructure. The DEQ provided the Flint […]

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Registration Opens for Water Infrastructure Conference

Jan 27, 2017

Registration has opened for the “Water Infrastructure Conference: A National Conversation in Flint”.  The conference is bringing together local governments and key stakeholders in a national conversation about the urgent need for reinvestment in critical water infrastructure.  The conference will be held March 7-9, 2017 at the Riverfront Banquet Facility in Flint.  Attendees will include […]

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Attorney General Announces Additional Charges Related to Flint Water

Dec 22, 2016

This week, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette charged two former State of Michigan Emergency Managers, Darnell Earley and Gerald Ambrose, with multiple twenty-year felonies for their alleged failure to protect the citizens of Flint from health hazards caused by contaminated drinking water.  Additionally, Attorney General Schuette announced that Mr. Earley and Mr. Ambrose, along with […]

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Flint Joint Committee Releases Report

Oct 21, 2016

This week, the Joint Committee of the Flint Water Emergency issued their final report.  Prior to issuing the report, the committee held six hearing and heard testimony from over sixty participants and stakeholders.  The final report details thirty-six policy proposals for consideration by the Legislature, fourteen of those are short-term goals.  Currently there is legislation […]

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Lawmaker Calls for Attorney General Investigation

Aug 05, 2016

On Monday, Representative Aaron Miller (R-Sherman Township) called on Attorney General Bill Schuette to investigate and provide an opinion regarding the cost savings pertaining to garbage collection in Flint.  The current contract for garbage collection was set to expire, the city council voted to extend the contract, but the Flint Mayor instead hired the competing […]

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Attorney General Announces Charges

Jul 29, 2016

Today, Attorney General Bill Schuette announced the third legal action on his Flint Water Investigation, filing eighteen criminal charges against four current and two former employees from two state departments.  The charges stem from the alleged actions taken by officials at the Departments of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Health and Human Services (DHHS), which according […]

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