Flint’s Mayor Neeley to kickoff Flint Water Infrastructure Community Forum

The community to hear from representatives integral to the water infrastructure project. Flint, MI — Following years of extensive work to complete multiple projects ensuring safe drinking water for Flint residents, Mayor Sheldon Neeley is pleased to invite the community to participate in the Flint Water Instructure Community Forum. The virtual event will provide opportunities for residents to…

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Flint water crisis lawsuit against engineering firms continues for 4th day

Ann Arbor, MI— Day four of a trial involving four children suing two engineering companies for alleged negligence related to the Flint water crisis continued March 3 with witness testimony from Jeffery Hansen, a former employee of Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, one of the engineering firms named in the suit. The children—Andrea Teed, Daylanna Warre,…

Former engineer testifies at Flint water crisis trial

Ann Arbor, MI — Day three of a trial involving four children suing two engineering companies for alleged negligence related to the Flint water crisis commenced March 2 with witness testimony from Jeffery Hansen, a former employee of Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, one of the engineering firms named in the suit. The children—Andrea Teed, Daylanna…

Jury hears opening statements in Flint water bellwether trial for engineering firms

Flint, MI– In the coming months, a jury will decide whether or not two engineering firms were negligent and responsible for four children’s injuries resulting from the Flint water crisis.  On Feb. 28, the jury heard the opening statements from lawyers representing LAN, Veolia North America, and four children alleging injuries due to lead exposure. …

Flint City Council disappointed with status of service line replacements and restoration

Flint, MI– Some Flint City Council members said they were disappointed with a $2.9 million contract for management services for the service line replacement and restoration project–a project that was supposed to be completed in 2019. During a committee meeting on Feb. 24, the council was presented with two resolutions related to service line replacement…

Paralegal for Flint water settlement urges claimants to get letters from their doctors

Flint, MI– After years of litigation, protests, and registrations, the Flint water lawsuit settlement is in its last phase–the claims period.  The settlement, announced in August 2020, will resolve all litigation related to the water crisis against the State of Michigan, the City of Flint, Rowe Engineering, and McLaren Hospital. On Jan. 12, 2022,  the…

Flint Schools unveil lead-filtering water fountains

Flint, MI— Flint Community Schools’ Superintendent Kevelin Jones filled a cup of water from a fountain, raised it to his lips, and took a sip. The small crowd of students and community members cheered: it was the first time someone had safely drank from a Flint school water fountain in years. On Feb. 8, the…