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House Of Representatives Approves $170M For Flint, Mich., Lead Water Crisis

(September 29, 2016, 1:30 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 28 passed a resolution to improve water resources across the country, including $170 million for repairs to the water infrastructure in Flint, Mich., which continues to deal with lead-contaminated drinking water.

(H.R. 5303 available. Document #15-161004-009L.)


House Resolution 5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), passed 399-25 — with seven abstentions.

The WRDA initially did not include money for Flint, but Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., and Rep. Joe Moolenaar, D-Mich., proposed an amendment that allocated...
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