Michigan Lead Water Crisis Prompts 2 Probes; Advocates Want Governor Arrested

(January 15, 2016, 10:01 AM EST) -- FLINT, Mich. — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Jan. 15 that his office is investigating the water crisis in Flint, Mich., to see if state laws were violated in connection with the lead contamination that has forced the governor to declare a state of emergency.


The attorney general’s investigation is the second investigation to be initiated in response to the Flint water crisis. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’ Office in the Eastern District of Michigan confirmed Jan. 8 that it had opened its...
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