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Michigan governor to release more Flint water crisis emails, reports claim

Gov. Rick Snyder said he will release his office's emails related to the Flint water crisis following calls from Democrats and open government advocates. 

Snyder's office announced the release Monday during meetings with the Detroit News and Free Press. The release will include documents dating back to 2011, before Flint changed to the Flint River as its source of drinking water.

The News was told the release will come "relatively soon" as lawyers work to remove any documents that would normally be exempt under the Freedom of Information Act. Snyder's office has been criticized for a lack of transparency by refusing to release emails related to the crisis. Continue…