Mich. Gov. Snyder, Engineering Firms Dodge Flint Suits

Law360, New York (February 7, 2017, 7:54 PM EST) -- A Michigan federal judge on Friday tossed two proposed class actions stemming from the Flint lead-tainted drinking water crisis, both of which targeted Gov. Rick Snyder and other state and local officials, and one that also took aim at four engineering firms

The first case alleged Snyder, the city of Flint, and other state and local officials violated the Safe Drinking Water Act, federal civil rights laws, and state laws by failing to provide safe drinking water to Flint residents and downplayed the seriousness of the lead contamination in the city's water system once it became known. U.S. District Judge John...

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