The Senate committee looking into the decision to delay last spring’s release of information on E. coli contamination at the Lake of the Ozarks isn’t quite finished with its effort to get to the bottom of the withholding of data. Senator Brad Lager (R-Savannah), Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee, still hopes to hear from past or present Department of Natural Resources employees who could add to what is publicly known.
“The cooperation has been absolutely disappointing,” said Lager. “The Department has done everything possible to try to derail this. They’ve done everything possible to try to mislead us.” [Read more…]