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Detroiters can get another 1,125 gallons of water under discount program-
Detroit water rates have gone up 407% over the last 20 years, and 120% in just the last 10 years.00
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U.S. Judge: Flint has 5 months to finish long-overdue lead pipe replacement-
The $97 million project was supposed to be done by 2020. Officials blame the pandemic, supply shortages and unreliable contractors for the delay.
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Right to water: Could 2023 be the year Michigan ends shutoffs?-
Some lawmakers see a bill to declare a human right to water as a first step toward ending the shutoffs that plague low-income Michiganders.
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Road Salt, A Stealthy Pollutant, Is Damaging Michigan Waters-
Rivers and lakes are becoming saltier while law and practice limit effective responses.
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Multi-state group prepares Great Lakes basin for effects of climate change-
The Great Lakes Commission has a plan to guide the states and provinces surrounding the Great Lakes toward protecting their communities from the climate-change damage.
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Michigan Democrats aiming to erase business friendly environmental laws-
From polluter pay laws to plastic bag bans, Democrats and environmental advocates hope to reverse Republican-passed laws.
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Biden’s signature advances major projects in water bill-
Biden signed a bill that directs the Army Corps of Engineers on infrastructure projects to protect against storms worsened by climate change.