Feds Want Quick Appeal Of Immunity In Flint Water Case

Law360 (October 14, 2020, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The federal government wants a chance to immediately appeal a Michigan federal judge's order deciding that the government isn't immune from allegations it acted negligently during the Flint, Michigan, lead water crisis.

The federal government said Tuesday that an August order refusing to let the government out of the case should be certified for interlocutory appeal to ultimately speed up the resolution of the case.

U.S. District Judge Judith E. Levy in August allowed a lawsuit filed by a group of Flint residents against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to move forward, rejecting the federal government's assertion that it is immune...

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