Top EPA Official Warns That Flint’s ‘Systemic Issues’ Go Beyond Crisis

The U.S. EPA’s top official urged brass in Michigan to address the “systemic issues” that could prevent Flint, MI, from providing clean drinking water to residents in the long term.

According to The Washington Post, in a letter to Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy detailed a host of problems that federal regulators had documented in recent months.

“Our own observations and other technical advice we have received have identified a number of significant challenges to the long-term goal of reliable and sustainable clean drinking water for the city of Flint,” McCarthy wrote in the letter. “These challenges go well beyond the immediate crisis problems we have all been working so hard to address.” To read more, visit http://www.wateronline.com/doc/top-epa-official-warns-that-flint-beyond-crisis

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