EPA: Filtered water in Flint is safe for all

A recommendation that some women and kids avoid tap water has been lifted. Also, a civil suit has been filed against two engineering firms that, city leaders say, ‘botched’ their work.

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It’s been a busy few days in Flint, Michigan.

On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lifted its recommendation that pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under 6 consume only bottled water to avoid lead exposure.

The Associated Press reported:

The announcement is based on tests of filters that have been distributed for months for free by the state of Michigan and the federal government. The EPA says the filters remove or reduce lead to well below the action level of 15 parts per billion. The EPA says samples from high-risk areas in Flint have been coming back at less than 1 part per billion.

According to DetroitNews.com:

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