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Flint Residents Ask Federal Judge to Order Bottled Water Delivery

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A coalition of Flint residents have asked a federal judge to order city and state officials to ensure access to safe drinking water. Along with national advocacy groups, the legal retort is in response to a continuing lead-contamination crisis that began in 2014. An attorney involved with the coalition added that after two years, Flint residents still cannot turn on their water taps without worrying about lead exposure. The residents and advocacy groups sued the city and state in January, alleging violations of the federal Safe Water Drinking Act and seeking court intervention.

Added on the 14/09/2016 12:08:11 - Copyright : Wochit

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