President Obama Donated $80 Million Dollars To Flint Michigan
|President Barack Obama Donates Money TO Flint Michigan|
President Obama announced that he would be providing the state of Michigan with $80 million dollars that will be available immediately. This money will be used to repair flints water system .
|Flint's Water And Detroit's Water|
“I want to thank President Obama for quickly responding to our request for federal assistance,”U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) said in a statement.
“This is the type of leadership and action my community deserves,” added Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint.
With $80 million in federal funding, Michigan has to submit a plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 5 office with details on how it intends to use the money.
Amid the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where residents are exposed to water with toxic levels of lead, President Obama said Thursday that he and his administration are giving $80 million to Michigan to help repair the city’s water infrastructure.