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Ex-Governor of Michigan Is Among 9 Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis

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Ex-Governor of Michigan, Is Among 9 Officials Charged
in Flint Water Crisis.
The charges involving ex-Governor Rick Snyder are the
result of what has been described as "the largest criminal
investigation in the history of the state of Michigan.".
A switch in the supply of water directed
to Flint, MI, in 2014 resulted in dangerously high
levels of lead in the community's tap water.
Water from the Flint River was
redirected in order to cut costs. .
Pure and simple, this case is about justice, truth, accountability, poisoned children, lost lives, shattered families that are still
not whole .., Kym Worthy, Wayne County Prosecutor,
via NBC News.
... and simply giving a damn about
all of humanity, Kym Worthy, Wayne County Prosecutor,
via NBC News.
Snyder pleaded not guilty to
the two misdemeanor charges.
The eight other officials who worked under
Snyder have been charged with crimes as
serious as involuntary manslaughter.
A class-action lawsuit related to the scandal resulted
in a $600 million settlement for the affected residents

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