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A judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn’t reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint’s lead-contaminated water.
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Jurors heard closing arguments in the only trial to arise thus far from the Flint water crisis, a dispute over whether two engineering firms should be held partially responsible for the city’s lead contamination in 2014-15.
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After a decade of debate between cabin users and those who object to their exclusive hold on public property, park officials are crafting long-term plans for the roughly 200 rustic cabins, outhouses, park buildings and other structures that speckle the shores of Isle Royale and its out-islands in Lake Superior.
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Great Lakes Now put together a list of small, accessible actions people can take to improve their housing situations and mitigate some of the impacts of lead, climate change and more.
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Bipartisan legislation to help cities get money to fix their water systems has been signed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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The Michigan Supreme Court threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal.
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Aging housing is prevalent all around the region, but in some cities the old infrastructure lingers more than in others.
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In Indigenous communities that have lacked access to safe water for years, getting it is crucial. However, perceptions of the water supply affect consumption.