Michigan to replace thousands of Flint water lines in settlement

A judge approved a settlement with the state of Michigan today that will come as welcome news to thousands of residents: at least 18,000 homes in Flint will have their toxic water pipes replaced over the next three years. The state has committed $87 million to identify and replace any service lines containing lead or galvanized steel by 2020.

The settlement marks the end of a lawsuit filed last year by Concerned Pastors for Social Action, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the…

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