Politics Feb 12

House panel calls governor, EPA chief to testify on Flint

WASHINGTON -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday he has agreed to testify to Congress about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, bowing to demands by Democrats that the Republican governor explain his role in a cost-cutting move that resulted…

Nation Feb 03

Regulator: Michigan should have forced Flint to treat water

WASHINGTON -- Michigan should have required the city of Flint to treat its water for corrosion-causing elements after elevated lead levels were first discovered in the city's water a year ago, the state's top environmental regulator told Congress Wednesday.

Jan 20

LANSING, Mich. — A day after doctors reported high levels of lead in Flint children, Gov. Rick Snyder's chief of staff told him the "real responsibility" for the city's water issues rested with local government officials, emails released Wednesday showed.

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