After bullying the city into a long term 30 year contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority, Federal and especially State authorities resorted to its old Playbook, the deny , diminish , and even declare the Flint Water Crisis never really happened.
The state particularly the Michigan Department of Environment Quality has shut down water distribution sites , and spend millions and millions of dollars of taxpayer's money in court to dispose of the claims to compensate for damages to the people of Flint. The state even tried to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. So-called experts have declared the children of Flint were not poisoned.
This outrageous assertion was even published in an op-ed article in the New York Times. Meanwhile the people of Flint got some encouraging news when the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services chief Nick Lyon was bound over to trial for involuntary man-slaughter related to the deaths in Flint.He allegedly equipped in a meeting about Legionella that everybody got to die of something.
We gasped , we hollered and we cried after District Court Judge Goggins gave a full 2 and half hour presentation binding him over. Lyon will face additional charges in connection with one of the largest out breaks of legionella in recorded history related to the Flint water crisis. Incredibly he is still on his job. said the People Tribune all credit go to the staff of the People Tribune.....