Sunday, March 19th, 2017

 

Trump allocates $100 million to help fix Flint’s lead water disaster

Trump’s EPA Grants Flint $100 Million To Fix Broken Water System by Chris White The Environmental Protection Agency awarded Michigan $100 million to help replace Flint’s badly eroded and damaged water infrastructure. The funding was provided by the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016 and enables the beleaguered city to replace its decaying lead water pipes. Michigan is providing the required 20 percent match of $20 million. The fix is part of the Trump administration’s goal of updating the country’s water infrastructure, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt saidRead More