August 20, 2020

$600 million settlement in Flint water crisis

Washington (AFP) – The US state of Michigan has agreed to pay some $600 million to victims of the Flint water crisis, a health scandal that became a symbol of social injustice in America, officials said Thursday.The settlement could see payments to tens of thousands of people, children and adults alike, who may have ingested lead-tainted drinking water after the city of Flint changed the source for its water system in 2014 to cut costs.”What happened in Flint should have never happened, and financial compensation with this settlement is just one of the many ways we can continue to show our sup…


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