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US federal judge awards $626 mn payment to Flint residents over lead poisoning in water supply

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Washington (AFP) – A US federal judge on Wednesday awarded a $626 million settlement against the state of Michigan to residents of the city of Flint, whose drinking water was poisoned by lead. The payment, one of the largest civil settlements in Michigan’s history, will mainly go to people who were children at the time of the water crisis in the former industrial city, but will also benefit adults who can prove their illnesses were caused by lead poisoning.  “The settlement reached here is a remarkable achievement for many reasons, not the least of which is that it sets forth a comprehensive c…

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