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While the blighted buildings have been torn down, the controversy is not over as stakeholders debate over what to do with the cleared site.
Water advocates say they plan to push state and federal lawmakers for more funding to address PFAS, lead line replacement, and other water issues. But the COVID-19 crisis could make budget dollars scarce.
The event will be live-streamed on Facebook for the first time.
Learn about the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation and pay respect to the First Nations that were in the land first at Six Points in Gibraltar, Michigan.
Under President Donald Trump, the EPA has slashed support for some programs and regulatory protections benefiting disadvantaged communities.
During the pandemic, the number of children being tested for lead poisoning has been cut in half.
The state is using federal CARES Act funding to help residents pay off past-due water bills that accrued during the pandemic.
The Revere Dock was illegally storing limestone aggregate along the river when the site collapsed in late November 2019.
Inadequate data hampers understanding of who is most affected by overdue water bills.
The initiative, dubbed MI Clean Water, calls for creating a pot of money from which local governments could apply for grants or loans to improve their water treatment systems.
Throughout the Great Lakes region, local organizations have created trash sculpture displays to educate the public.
Capping has become a popular form of remediation for contaminated sites but requires decades-long monitoring.
“Getting acknowledged like this is a really big honor,” GLN host Ward Detwiler said.