Group: More Emails Show Michigan Officials Dismissed Concern About Flint Water

(February 9, 2016, 2:41 PM EST) -- BLACKSBURG, Va. — The research team that exposed the dangerous levels of lead in the drinking water in Flint, Mich., on Feb. 4 released more emails obtained from Michigan state officials that indicate that in January 2015, an environmental health inspector for the county in which the city is located filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with state environmental officials for information about the water supply system the city was using because of an increase in local cases of Legionnaire’s disease.


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