Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder has been charged and other former officials are facing charges after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority black city with lead-contaminated water. Photo: AP Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder has been charged and other former officials are facing charges after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority black city with lead-contaminated water. Photo: AP
Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder has been charged and other former officials are facing charges after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority black city with lead-contaminated water. Photo: AP
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Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder charged over Flint water crisis

  • The charge follows one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in US history, when water containing lead caused a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak
  • It made Flint a national symbol of government dereliction, and was seen as an example of environmental injustice and racism

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Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder has been charged and other former officials are facing charges after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority black city with lead-contaminated water. Photo: AP Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder has been charged and other former officials are facing charges after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority black city with lead-contaminated water. Photo: AP
Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder has been charged and other former officials are facing charges after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority black city with lead-contaminated water. Photo: AP
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