Despite Knowing of Lead in Water, EPA Planned to Let Flint Keep Drinking Into 2016
By Kyle Feldscher (@kyle_feldscher) • 2/12/16 2:59 PM – Washington Examiner
Four months after being notified about high lead levels in a Flint home, the Environmental Protection Agency was prepared to let the city continue giving lead-contaminated water to customers until at least 2016, emails released Friday show.
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Jennifer Crooks, the Michigan program manager for the EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, sent out an agenda on June 8, 2015, for a planned call with Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials.
In that email, Crooks said it was known that Flint had not been adding any corrosion-control chemicals to its water to prevent… Read the full story at The Washington Examiner →
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