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9&10 News Cadillac
Special Report: Examining Our Drinking WaterMichigan's News Leader looked into the water in our area. A contamination in A
Special Report: Examining Our Drinking Water
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 hours ago
Michigan's News Leader looked into the water in our area. A contamination in Antrim County has been around for years. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality keeps a close eye on it. "We're dealing with the sins of our fathers on this... Read more
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MLive.com
Unions: Proposal to more easily fire state employees could lead to political firingsthe current seven days as their conduct is being investigated. Cotter said tha
Unions: Proposal to more easily fire state employees could lead to political firings
MLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
the current seven days as their conduct is being investigated. Cotter said that in relation to the Flint water crisis, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality employee Steven Bursh was placed on unpaid leave for seven days but "It wasn't... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
City residents to get the worst roads fixed | May 26, 2016large enough for maps and collaborates with the Assessing and property tax bill
City residents to get the worst roads fixed | May 26, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 18 hours ago
large enough for maps and collaborates with the Assessing and property tax billing departments and is funded via a State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Storm-water, Asset Management and Wastewater (SAW) grant and a 10 percent city... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
State pays Flint criminal defense fees for DEQ workersapparent departure from past practice, the state is paying tens of thousands of
State pays Flint criminal defense fees for DEQ workers
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
apparent departure from past practice, the state is paying tens of thousands of dollars in criminal defense bills for two Michigan Department of Environmental Quality employees charged in the Flint drinking water crisis. The DEQ is paying... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Steel mill could get tax break despite pollution violationsprovided to the factory's former owner, Severstal Steel — one of the state's wo
Steel mill could get tax break despite pollution violations
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
provided to the factory's former owner, Severstal Steel — one of the state's worst air pollution violators, according to Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency records. AK Steel completed acquisition... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
EPA, DEQ to hold meeting on SE Grand Rapids vapor levelsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Michigan
EPA, DEQ to hold meeting on SE Grand Rapids vapor levels
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will be holding an informational meeting Wednesday to address concerns about vapors smelled on the southeast side of Grand... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan's Adventure close to signing sewer agreement with townshippark." The park currently uses private water lagoons to handle waste water, an
Michigan's Adventure close to signing sewer agreement with township
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
park." The park currently uses private water lagoons to handle waste water, and this spring received a permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to expand the lagoons. Michigan's Adventure announced the end of April that it... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Attorney urging Oakland County clients to speak out against flooding legislationbe sued for flooding that occurs due to a minor rain event, that the government
Attorney urging Oakland County clients to speak out against flooding legislation
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
be sued for flooding that occurs due to a minor rain event, that the government cannot be sued for flooding damage if the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has approved of the sewer system, and that the government cannot be sued for... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algaeMich. - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technol
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
Mich. - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Dioxane concerns at Ann Arbor site prompt collection of groundwater samplesThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality plans to start the groundwater
Dioxane concerns at Ann Arbor site prompt collection of groundwater samples
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 days ago
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality plans to start the groundwater collection this week, The Ann Arbor News reported (http://bit.ly/1s18xVC ). The chemical is dioxane, an industrial solvent. Federal agencies say long-term exposure could... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
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The Alpena News
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
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The Mining Journal
DEQ updates residents on Torch Lake contaminationHoughton Daily Mining Gazette Amy Keranen of the Michigan Department of Envir
DEQ updates residents on Torch Lake contamination
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Houghton Daily Mining Gazette Amy Keranen of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality talks with Steve Delong and Bruce Beaudoin about deposits of mine waste in the area at an open house in Lake Linden recently. (Houghton Daily Mining... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
11 related stories
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News 10 WILX
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) -- State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technol
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
News 10 WILX / Posted 5 days ago
(AP) -- State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
11 related stories
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae— State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology fo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
— State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
11 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
(AP) - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
11 related stories
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Island Packet
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algaeState officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to prevent... Read more
11 related stories
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
(AP) - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
11 related stories
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FOX 28 South Bend
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae(AP) - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technolo
Michigan offers grants for projects to prevent harmful algae
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
(AP) - State officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says the funding is part of an initiative to better understand the blooms and to... Read more
11 related stories
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9&10 News Cadillac
Dioxane concerns prompt collection of groundwater samplesby a toxic chemical may be seeping to the surface. The Ann Arbor News reports
Dioxane concerns prompt collection of groundwater samples
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
by a toxic chemical may be seeping to the surface. The Ann Arbor News reports (http://bit.ly/1s18xVC ) that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality plans to start the groundwater collection next week. The chemical is dioxane,... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Dioxane concerns prompt collection of groundwater samplesby a toxic chemical may be seeping to the surface. The Ann Arbor News reports
Dioxane concerns prompt collection of groundwater samples
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
by a toxic chemical may be seeping to the surface. The Ann Arbor News reports (http://bit.ly/1s18xVC ) that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality plans to start the groundwater collection next week. The chemical is dioxane,... Read more
4 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Dioxane concerns prompt collection of groundwater samplesby a toxic chemical may be seeping to the surface. The Ann Arbor News reports
Dioxane concerns prompt collection of groundwater samples
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
by a toxic chemical may be seeping to the surface. The Ann Arbor News reports (http://bit.ly/1s18xVC ) that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality plans to start the groundwater collection next week. The chemical is dioxane,... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Legislative panel talks regional issuesAffairs for the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA);
Legislative panel talks regional issues
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Affairs for the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA); and Chuck Thomas and Steve Casey of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). While a wide variety of topics were covered during the discussion,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Health Department: GR buildings evacuated because of chemical vaporslevels of PERC are 6 parts per billion, and the affected buildings had levels b
Health Department: GR buildings evacuated because of chemical vapors
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
levels of PERC are 6 parts per billion, and the affected buildings had levels between 25 and 50 parts per billion. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says that the vapors came from a former dry cleaning business that was located... Read more
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MLive.com
Report claims dioxane poses imminent public health risk in Ann Arborby the Gelman dioxane plume. Based on a review of hydrogeological cross-sectio
Report claims dioxane poses imminent public health risk in Ann Arbor
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
by the Gelman dioxane plume. Based on a review of hydrogeological cross-sections and monitoring-well data, Bicknell told Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials at meeting last week that dioxane could be getting into people's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Snyder: National Guard winding down efforts in Flintfrom Lake Huron water treated by the Detroit water system to Flint River water
Snyder: National Guard winding down efforts in Flint
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
from Lake Huron water treated by the Detroit water system to Flint River water treated at the Flint Water Treatment Plant. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials have acknowledged a disastrous mistake in failing to require the city... Read more
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MLive.com
Toxic water near old Michigan Air Force base prompts new scrutinyAu Sable River south of the former base. The state has been documenting human
Toxic water near old Michigan Air Force base prompts new scrutiny
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Au Sable River south of the former base. The state has been documenting human PFC exposure since then and according to Michigan Department of Environmental Quality site assessment documents, testing has demonstrated "increased tissue... Read more
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News 10 WILX
House Speaker introduces plan to make it easier to fire state workersD'Assandro, a spokesman for Cotter, says protections for civil service workers
House Speaker introduces plan to make it easier to fire state workers
News 10 WILX / Posted 7 days ago
D'Assandro, a spokesman for Cotter, says protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
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ABC News
NAACP Sues Michigan Officials Over Flint Water Crisisfailures to act.” Gov. Rick Snyder is named as an individual defendant, along
NAACP Sues Michigan Officials Over Flint Water Crisis
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
failures to act.” Gov. Rick Snyder is named as an individual defendant, along with six former officials with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and three men who were emergency managers at the time of the crisis, according... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Firing state employees would be easier under new billsD'Assandro, a spokesman for Cotter, says protections for civil service workers
Firing state employees would be easier under new bills
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
D'Assandro, a spokesman for Cotter, says protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Firing state employees would be easier under proposed legislationRiver in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service
Firing state employees would be easier under proposed legislation
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
River in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arborhis dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondra
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arbor
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
his dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondrash says Ann Arbor reported the spill to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality on Wednesday. Wondrash says that the state will work with the property owner on... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Firing state employees would be easier under new billsRiver in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service
Firing state employees would be easier under new bills
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
River in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Firing state employees would be easier under new billsRiver in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service
Firing state employees would be easier under new bills
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
River in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
12 related stories
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arborhis dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondra
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arbor
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
his dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondrash says Ann Arbor reported the spill to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality on Wednesday. Wondrash says that the state will work with the property owner on... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arborhis dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondra
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arbor
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 days ago
his dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondrash says Ann Arbor reported the spill to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality on Wednesday. Wondrash says that the state will work with the property owner on... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arborhis dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondra
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arbor
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
his dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondrash says Ann Arbor reported the spill to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality on Wednesday. Wondrash says that the state will work with the property owner on... Read more
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MLive.com
House Speaker: Flint crisis didn't prompt move to more easily fire state employeespackage's components. "The investigation into the Flint water crisis revealed
House Speaker: Flint crisis didn't prompt move to more easily fire state employees
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
package's components. "The investigation into the Flint water crisis revealed extensive misconduct by employees with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, but current civil service rules prevented the MDEQ from taking action against... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Firing state employees would be easier under new billsRiver in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service
Firing state employees would be easier under new bills
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
River in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
12 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arborhis dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondra
Officials seek cause of apparent tar spill near Ann Arbor
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
his dog and reported it to the city of Ann Arbor. City spokeswoman Lisa Wondrash says Ann Arbor reported the spill to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality on Wednesday. Wondrash says that the state will work with the property owner on... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Firing state employees would be easier under new billsRiver in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service
Firing state employees would be easier under new bills
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 days ago
River in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Firing state employees would be easier under new billsRiver in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service
Firing state employees would be easier under new bills
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
River in 2014. Snyder's administration has said protections for civil service workers are why only one employee from the Michigan Department of Environmental quality has been fired. Two others face criminal charges related to the Flint water... Read more
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Raw Story
NAACP sues Michigan, governor over Flint’s lead-contaminated waterDetroit, but announced on Wednesday. In addition to the state and Governor Ric
NAACP sues Michigan, governor over Flint’s lead-contaminated water
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
Detroit, but announced on Wednesday. In addition to the state and Governor Rick Snyder, the lawsuit was filed against the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, three former emergency managers with the city, two engineering firms hired to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisisinto the drinking water for years. The defendants in the lawsuit are Snyder, s
NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisis
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
into the drinking water for years. The defendants in the lawsuit are Snyder, six former high-ranking officials with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; three men who were emergency managers during the prolonged exposure period, and... Read more
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USA Today
NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisislawsuit says. The defendants in the lawsuit are Gov. Rick Snyder, along with s
NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisis
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
lawsuit says. The defendants in the lawsuit are Gov. Rick Snyder, along with six former high-ranking officials with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and three men who were emergency managers during the prolonged exposure period.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Flint Water Crisis Fast Factsthe water. After four days, residents are told they can safely resume drinking
Flint Water Crisis Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
the water. After four days, residents are told they can safely resume drinking water from the tap. October 1, 2014 - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issues a governor's briefing paper outlining possible causes for the... Read more
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KCEN-TV
NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisislawsuit says. The defendants in the lawsuit are Gov. Rick Snyder, along with s
NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisis
KCEN-TV / Posted 8 days ago
lawsuit says. The defendants in the lawsuit are Gov. Rick Snyder, along with six former high-ranking officials with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and three men who were emergency managers during the prolonged exposure period.... Read more
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