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Flint water crisis

Mays v. Snyder

ELR Case

The Michigan Court of Appeals held that a class action case involving the Flint water crisis can proceed. Citizens of Flint formed a class and sued Michigan officials for their "deliberate" decision to expose them to toxic water from...

Michigan Department of Envtl. Quality v. Flint, City of

ELR Case

A district court held that the city of Flint, Michigan, must choose a long-term water source and gave the city a week in which to do so. After the events of the Flint water crisis, EPA notified the city that it would need to make a...

Mays v. Flint, City of

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit held that residents of Flint, Michigan, may pursue class claims against state actors in state court. In January 2016, several plaintiffs filed a class-action lawsuit in state court stemming from the Flint water crisis...

McMillian v. Snyder

ELR Case

A district court granted state defendant's motion to dismiss in a case involving water contamination in Flint, Michigan. Plaintiffs alleged violations of the SDWA as well as state tort claims. The court dismissed the SDWA claims for...

Concerned Pastors v. Khouri

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit upheld a district court ruling denying Michigan’s motion to stay a preliminary injunction ordering water system operators in Flint, Michigan,...

Concerned Pastors for Social Action v. Khouri

ELR Case

A district court denied Michigan’s motion to stay a preliminary injunction ordering water system operators in Flint, Michigan, to provide bottled water to residents whose homes do not have properly installed and maintained water filters...

Concerned Pastors for Social Action v. Khouri

ELR Case

A district court held that citizen groups may go forward with their SDWA lawsuit against various Flint, Michigan, officials for mishandling the city's water treatment and distribution system. The defendants filed motions to dismiss,...

S. 2884, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4479, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update