Snyder issues statement about Flint water

Snyder issues statement about Flint water

LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder issued a statement regarding the initial findings from the Flint Water Task Force.

Based on those findings, Snyder stated that he has requested funding to switch Flint’s water source back to the Great Lakes Water Authority. In addition, the Department of Environmental Quality director Dan Wyant has offered his resignation, which Snyder has accepted. Snyder plans to make other personnel changes as well.

Ten million dollars has also been allocated to test Flint’s water, distribute water filters and to help alleviate the situation in other ways.

Click here to view the Governor’s full statement.