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Class action suit filed by residents over Flint water crisis

 


FLINT, Mich. — A lawsuit stemming from Flint's lead-contaminated water was filed Monday on behalf of the city's residents against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder as well as other current and former government officials and corporations.

The federal lawsuit — which is seeking class-action status — alleges that tens of thousands of residents have suffered physical and economic injuries and damages. It argues officials failed to take action over "dangerous levels of lead" in drinking water and "downplayed the severity of the contamination" in the financially struggling city.

http://www.startribune.com/class-action-suit-filed-by-residents-over-flint-water-crisis/371283151/

 

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