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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, the Flint Water Plant tower is seen in Flint, Mich. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 28, 2017, says Flint residents who used lead-contaminated water can pursue constitutional claims against Michigan and city officials. (Shannon Millard/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 2 - FILE - In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Liane Shekter Smith, former chief of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Office of Drinking Water, listens as a judge in Flint, Mich., denies motions to dismiss charges against five Department of Environmental Quality defendants related to the Flint water crisis. The state's legal bills continue to mount in Flint's man-made water crisis and costs are only expected to balloon as Attorney General Bill Schuette's outside team of investigators turns toward prosecuting a dozen current or former state employees or appointees whose criminal defenses are being covered by taxpayers. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 2 - FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Todd Flood, Attorney General Bill Schuette's special prosecutor in the Flint water crisis probe, makes an argument during a court hearing in Flint, Mich. The state's legal bills continue to mount in Flint's man-made water crisis and costs are only expected to balloon as Attorney General Bill Schuette's outside team of investigators turns toward prosecuting a dozen current or former state employees or appointees whose criminal defenses are being covered by taxpayers. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 2 - FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Nick Lyon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, walks out of court after his release on a cash bond following his arraignment in Flint, Mich., in connection with the Flint water crisis. The state's legal bills continue to mount in Flint's man-made water crisis and costs are only expected to balloon as Attorney General Bill Schuette's outside team of investigators turns toward prosecuting a dozen current or former state employees or appointees whose criminal defenses are being covered by taxpayers. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 2 - FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, the Flint Water Plant tower is seen in Flint, Mich. The state's legal bills continue to mount in Flint's man-made water crisis and costs are only expected to balloon as Attorney General Bill Schuette's outside team of investigators turns toward prosecuting a dozen current or former state employees or appointees whose criminal defenses are being covered by taxpayers. (Shannon Millard/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File)

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announces charges against five water officials, including the head of Michigan’s health department, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint, Mich. The officials were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires’ disease .(Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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A water tower is seen in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Five people, including the head of Michigan's health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires' disease. (Shannon Millard/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Flint City Mayor Karen Weaver speaks to media after Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced five water officials, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday, June 14, 2017, with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires’ disease, at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint, Mich. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Special Counsel Todd Flood fields questions from reporters Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Flint, Mich., after Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced charges against five water officials. Five people, including the head of Michigan's health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires' disease. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Lead investigator Andy Arena fields questions from reporters after Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced charges against five water officials on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint, Mich. The officials, including the head of Michigan's health department,were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires’ disease. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announces charges Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Flint, Mich. Five people, including the head of Michigan's health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires' disease. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Neighbor Robert Woodruff, right, watches on from the sidewalk as bodies are removed in black bags during the Michigan State Police fire investigation to find the cause of an early morning blaze that claimed three lives on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Michigan State Police fire investigators work to find the cause of an early morning blaze that claimed three lives on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Michigan State Police fire investigators work to find the cause of an early morning blaze that claimed three lives on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Flint residents Keri Webber, center left, and Jan Berryman listen alongside other residents during a special Flint City Council meeting in City Hall in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. About 22 percent of excavations tied to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis have led to copper pipes that do not pose a threat of leaching lead, city records show. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Flint City Council President Kerry Nelson waves a stack of water liens around in the air as he speaks at the beginning of a special meeting in City Hall in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. About 22 percent of excavations tied to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis have led to copper pipes that do not pose a threat of leaching lead, city records show. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Flint resident Keith Pemberton, with an American flag, speaks his three-minute limit during a special Flint City Council meeting in City Hall in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. About 22 percent of excavations tied to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis have led to copper pipes that do not pose a threat of leaching lead, city records show. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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Flint Police work at the scene where a school bus collided with a car, Friday, May 12, 2017, at the intersection of Atherton Road and Brunswick Avenue in Flint, Mich. (Callaghan O'Hare/Mlive.com/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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In this Thursday, April 20, 2017, photo, Flint resident Adam Murphy and two of his children listen closely after his wife, Christina, voiced her opinions in ongoing issues with the Flint water crisis during a town hall meeting at House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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In this Thursday, April 20, 2017, photo, Dr. Michael Vincent voices his concerns on the effects lead will have on physical health for all residents over the next 30 years, while speaking at a town hall meeting related to the city's crisis with lead-tainted water, at House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, in Flint, Mich. The event was held after Flint Mayor Karen Weaver reversed course Tuesday and recommended that Flint continue getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system long term instead of a new pipeline. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)