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(MPRN-Undated)  The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regional administrator is stepping down over the public health crisis in Flint. That comes as President Obama orders an inquiry into how the EPA handles information that could affect the public health.

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s top Midwest official has resigned amid Flint’s water crisis as federal officials continue to grapple with what went wrong." (The Detroit News)

Jacquelyn Martin, The Associated Press

Representative Dan Kildee says Congress doesn’t have a lot of time, but should be able to tackle some big issues this year. 


Paul Sancya, The Associated Press

Great Lakes Commentator Gary Wilson was highly critical of state government when he joined us in November. But he says federal officials should also be held accountable for the water crisis in Flint. 


"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will audit the state of Michigan's drinking water safety program in the wake of Flint's water crisis, which found lead in the city's water system." (Detroit Free Press)

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