Flint, Pontiac win eligibility approval for Opportunity Zone investment initiative

Flint, Pontiac win eligibility approval for Opportunity Zone investment initiative

Flint and Genesee County are among areas in 18 states approved for federal support that could help boost job creation and economic improvement. The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service approved Michigan’s application for Opportunity Zones, communities eligible for tax benefits designed to improve the quality of life for their residents by […]

Water levels continue to test below LCR action levels

Water levels continue to test below LCR action levels

The city of Flint’s water quality has tested below action levels of the federal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) for nearly two years, representing four consecutive 6-month monitoring periods, according to a report issued today by the Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Preliminary data for the first half of the current 6-month monitoring period […]