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The law requires schools’ drinking water equipment to be tested by Jan. 1, 2023, and take action if results show lead at higher than 15 parts per billion.
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Do More: Water rights advocates call for action from Gov. Whitmer, Mayor Duggan for residents without water-
Despite outreach efforts, advocates feel state officials are not acting as quickly or efficiently as they could to mitigate the crisis.
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Members of several youth groups protested outside the mayor’s City Hall offices to call for Lightfoot to reinstate a city department of environment to fight pollution and address climate change.
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Ten of the 13 bills passed unanimously. Despite the broad support, it’s not clear whether they all will pass the Republican-controlled Senate which has yet to schedule them for a vote.
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This year, cities have coalesced around another financial-aid request, this time for money that would help them pay for aging wastewater and drinking water facilities.
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Environmental advocacy groups are criticizing New York’s plan to allow water suppliers to delay being hit with formal violations for exceeding the state’s incoming limits for industrial chemicals in public drinking water.