Witnesses Tell Congressional Committee They Are Not Responsible For Water Crisis

(March 17, 2016, 1:12 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held its second hearing on the Flint water crisis on March 15, at which the former director of the Region 5 Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the former emergency manager for the city and the former mayor of the city all denied responsibility for the lead water crisis.

EPA’s Role

Susan Hedman, former director for the EPA’s Region 5 office, which has responsibility for the State of Michigan, insisted that when it came...
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