LANSING (WWJ) – Two more people at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality are facing discipline for their role in the Flint Water Crisis. Confidence in the DEQ is apparently low – in both Flint and in Lansing as two more employees have been suspended while an investigation continues.
Governor Rick Snyder released a statement saying:READ MORE: 'Our Goal Is To Be 100% Balance,' City Clerk Janice Winfrey Prepares For August 3rd Primary Elections, Wants Ballots Balanced
“Some DEQ actions lacked common sense and that resulted in this terrible tragedy in Flint.”READ MORE: Mask Guidance For Vaccinated Covers 46% Of Mich. Population
As it came out in the Wednesday’s email dump, Governor Snyder continued to back the DEQ even after initial concerns were raised in January 2015.MORE NEWS: Canadian Trucker Freed, Says He's Victim Of Marijuana Scam
It wasn’t until late December 2015 when it was decided that DEQ head Dan Wyant was a political liability and they called for his resignation while firing several others.