Task force slams government officials over Flint crisis​

A task force appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder issued a hard-hitting report on the Flint drinking water public health crisis, slamming the catastrophe as a story of "government failure, intransigence, unpreparedness, delay, inaction and environmental injustice."

The 116-page report said the state's controversial emergency manager law contributed to the lead contamination crisis by removing governmental checks and balances. It called for a review of the law and said Snyder should look for alternatives to the current approach so that locally elected officials can be kept more engaged.

The report also calls for creation of a Flint Toxic Exposure Registry "to include all the children and adults residing in Flint from April 2014 to present."

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Source: Detroit Free Press

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