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(MPRN-Washington D.C.) The charge has been leveled that state and federal officials put salvaging their careers ahead of making sure kids in Flint had safe drinking water. 


Kevin Lavery, WKAR

A congressional panel will continue its look into the Flint water crisis with another round of hearings this week. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hear Tuesday from former Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, and former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley on how the city’s drinking water became contaminated with lead.

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says the federal government has not been held fully accountable for its role in the Flint water crisis. 

"Washington — House lawmakers voted 416-2 on Wednesday to pass a Flint-related bill that would clarify when the Environmental Protection Agency should notify the public when concentrations of lead or other contaminants in drinking water exceed safe levels." (Detroit News)

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The reporter who covers public health for FiveThirtyEight says “The official data wasn’t telling us what we needed to know” about the water in Flint. 


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