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Management Weaknesses Delayed Response to Flint Water Crisis

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Disaster Recovery Report

Report #18-P-0221, July 19, 2018

What Was Found

The EPA should strengthen its oversight of state drinking water programs to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the agency's response to drinking water contamination emergencies.

Report Materials

EPA OIG finds management weaknesses delayed response to Flint water crisis [OIG News Release]

Podcast: Report Overview with Charles Brunton  Podcast: Report Overview with Charles Brunton (mp3)


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Our October 2016 Interim Report on the Flint Water Crisis

Report: Drinking Water Contamination in Flint, Michigan, Demonstrates a Need to Clarify EPA Authority to Issue Emergency Orders to Protect the Public


Flint, MI
United States