The EPA said the venue was full, but some outlets report there were available seats when journalists were turned away.
A coal slurry accident in 2000 contaminated the water in a county of 12,000 people. Eighteen years later, they still cant drink the water.
Up to 60 million people there rely on water sources that contain unsafe levels of arsenic.
The levels of lead in the Michigan city's water are within federal standards, according to a new report.