密歇根州将借6亿美元支付弗林特水危机和解

2020-11-19 16:05

Proposed settlement for residents in the Flint water crisis is now $641million - and the state plans to borrow $600million 3hx世界播

为弗林特水危机中的居民提出的和解方案现在是6.41亿美元-该州计划借入6亿美元。3hx世界播


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The proposed settlement in the Flint water crisis where residents were harmed by lead-tainted water is now $641million -and the state plans to borrow $600million for the payout. 3hx世界播

在弗林特水危机中,居民受到铅污染的水损害,拟议的和解方案现在是6.41亿美元,该州计划借入6亿美元用于支付。3hx世界播


The city of Flint was plagued with a severe water crisis in 2014 when water from the Flint River scraped lead from aging pipes and fixtures and contaminated the water supply and exposed over 100,000 residents to elevated lead levels. 3hx世界播

2014年,弗林特市受到严重的水危机的困扰,当时弗林特河的水从老化的管道和固定装置中刮走了铅,污染了供水,使10万多名居民暴露在铅水平升高的环境中。3hx世界播


The contamination came after workers followedstate environmental officials' advice not to use anti-corrosive additives, but without those treatments, the water supply became poisonous. 3hx世界播

污染发生之前,工人们听从了州环保官员的建议,不要使用防腐添加剂,但如果没有这些处理,供水就会变得有毒。3hx世界播


Settlement documents filed in US District Court on Tuesday detail how the state, the city of Flint, McLaren Regional Medical Center and Rowe Professional Services plan to pay out their portions of the deal. 3hx世界播

周二提交给美国地区法院的和解文件详细说明了该州、弗林特市、迈凯轮地区医疗中心(McLaren Region Medical Center)和罗威专业服务公司(Rowe Professional Services)计划如何支付自己的那部分交易款项。3hx世界播


It also reveals that Michigan intends to borrow $600million through a settlement entity which will obtain a loan from the Michigan Strategic Fund, according to Michigan Live. 3hx世界播

据密歇根直播报道,报告还显示,密歇根州打算通过一个结算实体借入6亿美元,该实体将从密歇根战略基金(Michigan Strategic Fund)获得贷款。3hx世界播


The settlement entity would use the state’s commitment to make annual payments over 30 years in order to obtain the loan. 3hx世界播

为了获得这笔贷款,结算实体将利用国家承诺在30年内每年支付一次的承诺。3hx世界播


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The proposed settlement in the Flint water crisis where residents were harmed by lead-tainted water is now $641million - and the state plans to borrow $600million for the payout 3hx世界播

在弗林特水危机中,居民受到铅污染的水损害,拟议的和解方案现在是6.41亿美元-该州计划借入6亿美元用于支付3hx世界播


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Flint residents hold up bottles of contaminated water while speaking to Congress about the city's water crisis in February 2016. The water was first contaminated in 2014 3hx世界播

2016年2月,弗林特居民在国会就该市的水危机发表讲话时,高举着被污染的瓶装水。水第一次被污染是在2014年3hx世界播


But the state legislature needs to approve those loan plans. 3hx世界播

但州立法机构需要批准这些贷款计划。3hx世界播


State Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, a Democrat of Flint, said the bills to allow for the loan could be introduced and acted upon in December and leaders on both sides of the political aisle have already been briefed on the plan. 3hx世界播

弗林特民主党人、州参议院少数党领袖吉姆·阿纳尼奇(Jim Ananich)表示,允许这笔贷款的法案可能会在12月提出并采取行动,两党领导人已经听取了有关该计划的简报。3hx世界播


'I’m hopeful we can do it during the lame duck session,' he said Wednesday. 3hx世界播

他周三说,我希望我们能在跛脚鸭会议期间做到这一点。3hx世界播


'There’s good reason to end this chapter,' meaning settling the water crisis without going to trial. 3hx世界播

他说,有充分的理由结束这一章,意思是在不经过审判的情况下解决水危机。3hx世界播


The Michigan Strategic Fund was created in 1984 and has the authority to promote economic development and create jobs in the state. 3hx世界播

密歇根战略基金成立于1984年,有权促进该州的经济发展和创造就业机会。3hx世界播


In order for the loan to happen the Michigan Legislature needs to agree to the plan and has to amend the Michigan Strategic Fund Act to allow for borrowing, according to the settlement documents. 3hx世界播

和解文件显示,为了获得贷款,密歇根州立法机构需要同意该计划,并必须修改密歇根州战略基金法案(Michigan Strategic Fund Act),以允许借款。3hx世界播


The settlement documents filed Tuesday say the state will pay $5million into a settlement fund within 15 calendar days after the federal court enters preliminary approval orders. That will kick start the process where residents can register their claims. 3hx世界播

星期二提交的和解文件说,在联邦法院发出初步批准令后的15天内,该州将向和解基金支付500万美元。这将启动居民可以登记他们的索赔的程序。3hx世界播


The rest of the state’s settlement would be paid with loan proceeds by March 1 or 180 calendar days after U.S. District Judge Judith Levy approves of the settlement. 3hx世界播

该州和解协议的其余部分将在3月1日或美国地区法官朱迪思·利维(Judith Levy)批准和解后180天前用贷款收益支付。3hx世界播


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A water storage container used by Cleophus Mooney and his family for clean drinking water in his home in Flint, Michigan pictured on October 22. Residents are still working through the water crisis in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic 3hx世界播

10月22日,在密歇根州弗林特的家中,克利奥弗斯·穆尼和他的家人用来装干净饮用水的储水罐。除了新冠肺炎大流行之外,居民们还在努力克服水危机3hx世界播


Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first announced the proposed $600million settlement by the state in August. 3hx世界播

州长格雷琴·惠特默(Gretchen Whitmer)在8月份首次宣布了该州提出的6亿美元和解方案。3hx世界播


'This settlement agreement is just one of the many ways we will continue showing our support for the city and residents of Flint,' Whitmer said in a statement. 3hx世界播

惠特默在一份声明中说,这份和解协议只是我们将继续表示对弗林特和弗林特居民支持的众多方式之一。3hx世界播


'The details of the proposal that have been presented to the judge are an important step forward and we are committed to helping the residents of Flint participate in this process as we all work together towards the brighter future that Flint deserves.' 3hx世界播

“提交给法官的提案细节是向前迈出的重要一步,我们致力于帮助弗林特居民参与这一进程,因为我们所有人都在为弗林特应得的更光明的未来而努力。”3hx世界播


McLaren and Rowe also agreed to settle now rather than litigate. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Flint's portion of the settlement is $20 million. 3hx世界播

迈凯轮和罗也同意现在就和解,而不是提起诉讼。密歇根州总检察长达娜·内塞尔宣布弗林特的和解金额为2000万美元。3hx世界播


McLaren is providing $20 million and Rowe, which acted as the city’s engineer from July 2002 until June 30, 2016, is providing $1.25 million. 3hx世界播

迈凯轮提供2000万美元,罗在2002年7月至2016年6月30日期间担任该市工程师,提供125万美元。3hx世界播


Court-appointed counsel Corey Stern says Flint residents will have 60 days to register to participate in the settlement. 3hx世界播

法院指定的律师科里·斯特恩(Corey Stern)表示,弗林特居民将有60天的时间登记参加和解。3hx世界播


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Volunteers help distribute water at Asbury United Methodist Help Center in Flint, Michigan on October 20. On this morning blocks and blocks of cars waited near a church in the eastern part of the Midwestern city to receive value packs of bottled water. These giveaways still happen three days a week, some six years after residents began complaining that a decision to supply the city from the Flint River was making them sick 3hx世界播

10月20日,志愿者在密歇根州弗林特的阿斯伯里联合卫理公会帮助中心分发水。今天早上,一排排汽车在中西部城市东部的一座教堂附近等候领取价值不菲的瓶装水。这些赠品仍然每周三天,大约六年前,居民们开始抱怨从弗林特河向该市供水的决定让他们生病了3hx世界播


Those that register will then have 120 days to produce documents supporting their claims. 3hx世界播

那些登记的人将有120天的时间出示支持他们主张的文件。3hx世界播


If accepted by the court, the settlement would excuse the state of Michigan, the city of Flint, McLaren and Rowe from pending civil litigation related to the water crisis. 3hx世界播

如果被法院接受,和解协议将免除密歇根州、弗林特市、迈凯轮和罗与水危机相关的未决民事诉讼。3hx世界播


So far about 24,000 residents of Flint have signed retainers with attorneys to represent them in lawsuits against the city, state, and other parties involved in the crisis. 3hx世界播

到目前为止,大约有2.4万名弗林特居民与律师签署了预付款,代表他们在针对该市、州和其他卷入危机的各方的诉讼中代表他们。3hx世界播


Lawsuits would continue against other defendants that did not agree to settle, including the federal government and other consultants who worked with the city on water issues. 3hx世界播

针对其他不同意和解的被告的诉讼将继续进行,包括联邦政府和其他在水问题上与市政府合作的顾问。3hx世界播


Authorities say Flint's water now meets federal safety guidelines, outperforming comparable cities. But residents remain unconvinced after the turmoil and opt for bottled water instead. 3hx世界播

当局说,弗林特的水现在符合联邦安全指南,表现优于可比城市。但在骚乱之后,居民们仍然不信服,转而选择瓶装水。3hx世界播

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