Veolia Knew About Flint Lead Poisoning Risk

FLINT MI

Email exchanges in February 2015 between executives at Veolia and a city contractor show some senior employees were aware that lead from the city’s pipes could be leaching into drinking water. They argued that city officials should be told to change Flint’s water supply to protect residents. But the company never made that recommendation public. At the time, Veolia was exploring other lucrative contracts with the city.

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