Snyder ordered DEQ to withhold Flint lead test results, emails claim

18 Feb

FLINT, MI – Gov. Rick Snyder and other state officials allegedly withheld lead testing results from county health officials while they worked to find ways to present the information to the public, according to emails obtained by The Flint Journal.Local health officials say the governor and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality withheld lead testing results, including results from a Flint elementary school, while the agency discussed the best way to present the information to the public.But, Snyder’s office said Wednesday, Feb. 10, that information was shared quickly after testing and denied withholding any informationEmails obtained this week from the Genesee County Health Department through the Freedom of Information Act show growing frustration on the county’s part as it attempted to obtain information from the DEQ.

Source: Snyder ordered DEQ to withhold Flint lead test results, emails claim | MLive.com

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