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Flint, Mich., Residents: Claims ‘Actionable’; Defendants Not Entitled To Immunity

Mealey's (August 17, 2016, 1:57 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — A group of plaintiffs who sued various Michigan authorities, as well as an engineering planning firm that acted as a consultant to the City of Flint, Mich., when it switched its water source to the Flint River, filed a brief in Michigan federal court on Aug. 15, contending that their claims under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) are actionable and the defendants are not entitled to immunity (Frances Gilcreast, et al. v. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, No. 16-11173, E.D. Mich.).

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