Some of Those Gov.-Snyder-Released Emails on the Flint Water Crisis
On January 20, 2016, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder released a 274-page file of his emails related to the Flint water crisis.
The January 20, 2016, Detroit News article references certain emails in Snyder’s release as being key to understanding state culpability in the water crisis.
Here are some excerpts from the article:
Lansing — Gov. Rick Snyder was advised in late September that the state bore responsibility for Flint’s water problems because former state Treasurer Andy Dillon made “the ultimate decision” to let the city leave the Detroit system, according to emails released Wednesday.The city later turned to corrosive Flint River water that caused aging pipes to release lead into the drinking water. …In late September, then-Chief of Staff Dennis Muchmore offered a contrarian view at times about whether the state was on the hook for costs associated with switching Flint back to Detroit’s water.“I can’t figure out why the state is responsible except that Dillon did make theSome of Those Gov.-Snyder-Released Emails on the Flint Water Crisis | deutsch29: