Remember the water problem in Flint? Democrats have stopped talking about it because it can no longer be used as an effective political tool to attack Republicans. The problem still exists, however.
Trump’s EPA is trying to deal with it.
The Daily Caller reports:
Trump’s EPA Grants Flint $100 Million To Fix Broken Water System
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 said Friday in a press statement.
“The people of Flint and all Americans deserve a more responsive federal government,” he said. “EPA will especially focus on helping Michigan improve Flint’s water infrastructure as part of our larger goal of improving America’s water infrastructure.”
Michigan Democrats and Republicans praised the EPA’s decision to infuse money into the dilapidated city’s broken water supply.
Well, someone had to deal with the problem, right?
Goodness knows it wasn’t going to be Democrats.