Whitmer: $600M Flint water deal a step toward making amends


Michigan's governor says a proposed six hundred million dollar deal between the state and the city of flat it's a step toward making amends for a lead tainted water disaster that never should have happened governor Gretchen Whitmer says the financial compensation it's just one of many ways in which the state could show its support for flint residents the proposal has to be approved by the U. S. district judge overseeing lawsuits against the state the deal would create a fund from which victims would be able to seek payments nearly two thirds of the money would go to children who were six years old and younger when they were first exposed to contaminated water let is especially dangerous to children it can potentially damage the brain and nervous system and cause learning and behavior problems I'm Mike Kemp

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