Researcher: Flint Water Crisis Due To ‘Misconduct;’ Official Says Urgency Lacking

(February 4, 2016, 2:53 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The researcher whose team discovered the lead contamination in the water in Flint, Mich., along with officials from state environmental agencies, on Feb. 3 testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about the lead water crisis in Flint, saying that the crisis is the result of “institutional scientific misconduct perpetrated by” federal and state agencies that have the purpose of protecting drinking water.

Testimony

Marc Edwards, the lead researcher with the team at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia...
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