Judge: Federal Jurisdiction Lacking For 1 Of The Flint Lead Water Crisis Cases
(April 20, 2016, 10:15 AM EDT) -- DETROIT — A federal judge in Michigan on April 19 ruled that one of the lead-contamination lawsuits brought by residents of Flint, Mich., did not belong in federal court because their claims were precluded by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) (Beatrice Boler, et al. v. Darnell Earley, et al., No. 16-10323, E.D. Mich.).
(Order available. Document #15-160503-001R.)
Beatrice Boler, individually and on behalf of Edwin Anderson and Alline Anderson, and EPCO Sales LLC sued Darnell Earley, Gerald Ambrose, Dayne Walling, the City of...