Report: Flint Water Crisis Mostly The Fault Of State Agencies, Emergency Managers

(March 24, 2016, 2:38 PM EDT) -- LANSING, Mich. — The Flint Water Advisory Task Force (FWATF) commissioned by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder issued a report on March 21, which concluded that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) “bears primary responsibility for the water contamination in Flint.” The task force also determined that “the framework” for the specific events that resulted in the water crisis was “a litany of questionable decisions and failures,” conducted within the framework of the state’s Emergency Manager Law.

(Report available. Document #15-160405-008X.)

MDEQ ‘Failed’

The task force...
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