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Two former officials connected to the Flint water crisis defended themselves on Capitol Hill Monday.

Former EPA official Susan Hedman defended the agency's actions, saying she did not downplay any concerns raised by EPA scientists.

She said federal law prevented the EPA from acting more aggressively.

Meanwhile, Darnell Earley, the former state-appointed city emergency manager for Flint, pointed fingers directly at the EPA and Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality.

In his testimony, he told lawmakers his team was grossly misled by those organizations.

Back here in Memphis, the Wolf River Conservancy is helping assure people here that our region has clean water for generations to come.

Keith Cole is the Conservancy's executive director.


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