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Two DEQ officials plead no contest to charges in Flint water crisis case

Posted at 2:16 PM, Dec 26, 2018

Two Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges stemmed from the Flint water crisis case.

Michael Prysby, 55 and Stephen Busch, 52, agreed to testify against other defendants in the case. There are a total of 15 people charged through the Michigan Attorney General's office.

Prysby, a DEQ District 8 Water Engineer, pleaded no contest to one count under the Safe Water Drinking Act.

Busch, who is the Lansing district coordinator for the DEQ's Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of causing a disturbance in a public building.