Flint water poisoning update: Snyder issues public apology as head of DEQ resigns 


In my view, for a glimpse into the future for the City of Flint … readers might search wikipedia.org for either “Times Beach, Missouri” or “Love Canal” — sadly those may the most cost-effective, perhps wisest and even most likely scenarios for Flint. One would hope that would also put an end to EFMs and maybe even the GOP in Michigan. Although I may be wildly optimistic in that regard. Here’s the latest from a Detroit Free Press report today on this man-made disaster causing the poisoning of the water supply of homes and businesses all over city the effects of which on humans and animals FOREVER. So apologies and resignations do nothing to make up for their decisions.


LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder apologized to the City of Flint Tuesday for the Flint drinking water crisis that has left children poisoned by lead and announced he has accepted to resignation of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant.

Snyder said in a news release there will be other personnel changes at DEQ and the moves he announced Wednesday are among the “initial steps” he has taken to assure the safety of Flint residents, with more action to come.

“I want the Flint community to know how very sorry I am that this has happened,” Snyder said. “And I want all Michigan citizens to know that we will learn from this experience, because Flint is not the only city that has an aging infrastructure.”

The governor, who had previously stood by his DEQ director amid the controversy, said…

Source: Snyder apologizes, Wyant resigns in Flint water crisis

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