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Residents protested the Flint water crisis settlement – Now, they have until March 29 to file objections

Flint, MI–Before the $641.25 million water lawsuit settlement was preliminarily approved by U.S. District Court Judge Judith Levy, Flint residents put up a fight. Her decision in January came after months of debate at Flint City Council meetings, multiple protests by local activists, virtual conversations, and petitions.  Residents, lawyers, and council people voiced concerns about […]

Residents have until March 29 to take action on Flint water lawsuit settlement

Flint, MI—Residents have three weeks to opt in, or opt out of the $641.25 million Flint water lawsuit settlement.  Those who do not opt in or directly opt out by March 29 will be giving up their ability to receive any settlement funds, or file any future legal claims to the defendants in the case–the […]

Judge requests more time to rule on motion to dismiss Snyder in Flint water crisis case

Flint, MI– The judge presiding over the case regarding former Gov. Rick Snyder’s involvement in the Flint Water Crisis decided he needed more time to review information before ruling on the motion to dismiss the case.  “This motion is dealing with some matters that don’t cross the desk of a District Court judge very often, […]

Flint advocate Dimple Chaudhary appointed to EPA

Flint, MI– An advocate for Flint residents during the water crisis was recently hired by the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Dimple Chaudhary, who is now the Deputy General Counsel for Nationwide Resource Protection Programs, used to serve as the Deputy Litigation Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Her appointment was announced Jan. 21, along […]