JUSTICE

Charges Made in ‘Conspiracy’ to Rig Flint Water Tests

According to the Detroit Free Press, three Michigan officials were charged Wednesday by the state’s attorney general in connection with the Flint water-contamination crisis. Mike Glasgow, the city’s water quality supervisor, was charged with tampering with evidence; Mike Prysby, a Department of Environmental Quality official, was charged with misconduct in office, conspiracy to tamper with evidence, tampering with evidence, and engaging in treatment violation. Prysby faces a total of six charges. Stephen Busch faces eight counts, including misconduct in office and a "conspiracy" charge alongside Prysby. Busch served as the Lansing and Jackson district supervisor for the Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance.