Flint Crisis

July 31, 2016

A Broken Culture is Largely to Blame for America's Water Crisis

As a former EPA water official and executive of a water company, I’ve had a lot of time and experience to reflect on our nation’s water woes. Our current “water crisis,” as many call it, is complicated but it is a failure of governance as much as it is a failure of government.  Unfortunately, until […]
March 17, 2016

EPA Chief and Michigan Governor on the Hot Seat Over Flint Michigan

Today, Governor Snyder and EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, appeared before the House Oversight committee on events that unfolded in Flint Michigan that contributed to the city’s water crisis.  Needless to say, finger pointing and recriminations ruled the day. I had the opportunity this week to present to members of the National Association of Clean Water […]
March 16, 2016

Lawmakers lash out at key figures in Flints Crisis

By Timothy Cama – 03/15/16 04:52 PM EDT Reposted from The Hill Lawmakers of both parties took the opportunity Tuesday to lash out at key local, state and federal officials for their roles in the Flint, Mich., drinking water crisis.As the former Flint mayor, state-appointed emergency manager and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official in […]