Lawmakers lash out at key figures in Flints Crisis

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Susan Hedman, former regional administrator for the EPA’s Great Lakes area, and Darnell Earley, the emergency manager appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder (R) at the time to oversee Flint, bore the brunt of the House Oversight Committee’s tongue-lashing over the lead and other contaminants in Flint’s drinking water.“Ms. Hedman and the EPA communicated to the mayor that it was safe to drink the water, and that message was then conveyed to the citizens,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the panel’s chairman. “EPA had every opportunity to make the right move, but they didn’t.”

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