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As the Flint Water Crisis Fades From the Headlines, the State of Michigan Has an Enduring Responsibility to the City’s School Children

The ACLU of Michigan has filed a federal class-action lawsuit to ensure Flint’s school children get the support they need. The most recent numbers showing lead levels in the water of Flint’s public schools continue to hit with spine-chilling impact. Thirty months after an appointed emergency manager made the ill-fated decision to begin using the dangerously corrosive Flint River as the municipal water source for a city of nearly 100,000 people, the water is still not safe to drink unless it first passes through a filter.
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