January 17, 2021
General News

New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder – NPR

The Flint Water Plant tower in Flint, Mich., where drinking water became tainted after the city switched from the Detroit system and began drawing from the Flint River in April 2014 to save money.
Carlos Osorio/AP
Updated at 9:28 p.m. ET
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday for his role in the Flint water crisis, an environmental disaster that contaminated the majority Black city’s drinking water with lead nearly seven years ago.
Snyder is facing two counts of willful neglect…

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