Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, EPA Administrator Square Off Over Flint05:02
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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, (R), and Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), are sworn in during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, on Capitol Hill March 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining how lead ended up in the public drinking water in Flint, Michigan.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, (R), and Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), are sworn in during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, on Capitol Hill March 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining how lead ended up in the public drinking water in Flint, Michigan. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that a failure of bureaucracy "at all levels" caused the ongoing tainted water crisis in Flint. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy countered that the problem began with an order by Flint's emergency manager, who reported to Snyder. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network, about what was said at today’s hearing.

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This segment aired on March 17, 2016.

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