michigan department of environmental quality

Andrew Jameson, Wikimedia Commons

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. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver huddled in his office to discuss the city’s water crisis, and the state’s role in solving a problem it helped create. 

DNR Director to Serve as Interim Director of DEQ

Dec 30, 2015

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has tapped Keith Creagh to serve as interim director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The head of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has resigned over the drinking water crisis in Flint. 

Gregory Varnum, Wikimedia Commons

Elevated levels of lead in Flint’s drinking water and a long-delayed and much criticized study of the aging oil pipeline underneath the Straits of Mackinac have a common thread in the eyes of commentator Gary Wilson.