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Flint Families Sue Michigan Governor, Other Officials Over Tainted Water

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Mounting lawsuits force Gov. Snyder to hire outside counsel

Seven families in Flint, Mich., sued Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other state officials on Monday, alleging that they failed to take measures to protect the city’s drinking water and then downplayed the severity of the lead contamination.

Lawsuits have been mounting in Flint, where tap water became tainted with lead after the city began getting its water from the Flint River in April 2014. State regulators have said they failed to...

Read the whole story at The Wall Street Journal

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