Flint water crisis likely the cause of deadly Legionnaires outbreak

Flint water crisis likely the cause of deadly Legionnaires outbreak

Flint water crisis likely the cause of deadly Legionnaires outbreak

MLIVE reports that Christopher Korleski, director of EPA's Water Division, also told Flint's City Administrator, Sylvester Jones, that the agency is not "experimenting" with its water treatment advice. Oh, wait, it's still like that.

A judge approved a settlement with the state of MI today that will come as welcome news to thousands of residents: at least 18,000 homes in Flint will have their toxic water pipes replaced over the next three years.

Door-to-door water bottle delivery was left out of the lengthy agreement, which is what the Concerned Pastors were originally after.

US District Judge David Lawson will review the proposed settlement during a hearing in Detroit on Tuesday.

"I am happy. This agreement is good for the people of Flint".

The federal Environmental Protection Agency, which is part of the executive branch of government led by the president, announced last week that it had granted $100 million to the state of MI to fund drinking water infrastructure upgrades in Flint.

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, which helped launch the suit, the state must also "extensively monitor" the city's water. There isn't any room for your crooked words anyway.

More than 700 water lines already have been replaced and work is ongoing, but the agreement would rid Flint's roughly 100,000 residents of uncertainty over how to pay for the enormous task. The Department of Environmental Quality failed to treat the corrosive water, which ate into the city's iron and lead pipes, causing lead to leach into the drinking water.

Unlike Flint, the contamination was found to be from outdated faucets, not from the water supply itself.

"Flint proved that even while poisoned, we're not just victims", said resident Melissa Mays, a plaintiff in the case.

The settlement requires the state to continue to operate nine bottled water and filter distribution centers through September 1, with clearly designated procedures for closing any of them.

Gladyes Williamson: "LOL! Water line replacement what a joke!" "In addition to replacing the old pipes, where a lot of the lead came out of, they have to watch the acidity and pH of the water because they switched water supplies".

In income groups, 75 percent of Americans who earn less than $30,000 a year are concerned about pollution in drinking water, compared to 64 percent of those who earn between $30,000 to $74,999 and 56 percent of those who earn $75,000 and more.

The state must also expand a program created to help residents install tap filters in their homes, fund water monitoring programs and guarantee funding for seven existing medical programs created to treat residents for health problems associated with lead exposure. There is no safe level of lead exposure.

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