“The victims’ deaths, that is Robert Skidmore and John Snyder, their deaths were caused by this neglect of the defendant,” Goggins read from his opinion, “in [Nick Lyon’s] failure to act appropriately with regarding to disseminating notices to the public.”

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Mark Peplow extols two books on broken pipes and promises in Michigan

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Michigan’s director of its Department of Health and Human Services, Nick Lyon, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office over the Flint water crisis. Both are felonies in the state of Michigan

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The level of lead in the blood of children in Flint probably will rise over the next few months, not because of continued problems with the city’s drinking water supply, but because of high levels of lead in the soil — especially in the city’s oldest and densest areas

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