US: Officials escape charges over Flint poison water scandal

Residents of Michigan city exposed to dangerous levels of lead believe the water is still unsafe four years after toxic water exposed.

    The water crisis in the US state of Michigan was called one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in the country's history.

    And now all pending criminal cases have been dismissed against government officials.

    They were accused of neglecting their duties and allowing people to drink tainted water.

    Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Flint, Michigan.


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