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Report: Going off script, decisive action saved lives during 2020 dam disaster-
A new report on flooding that caused $200 million in damages singles out the actions of Midland County’s emergency services coordinator, who called for an early evacuation.10
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Who’s at fault for Midland dam failures? Pretty much everyone, report says-
The Association of State Dam Safety Officials released the investigative team’s final report Wednesday. Investigators declined to place blame at the foot of any one person or group.
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Michigan dams need ‘immediate attention’ to prevent next failure-
A state task force has determined 86 recommendations released Thursday, identifying a host of regulatory, legal and funding fixes for aging dams and to boost dam safety.
Bill sent to Whitmer would lengthen bonds for dam repairs-
The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday finalized a bill that would allow project costs to be spread out over more time and made more manageable for property owners.
Residents near flood-ravaged dams could be paying for years-
People near Wixom and Sanford lakes in Midland and Gladwin counties could pay thousands of dollars per year for 40 years.
Plants cropping up in lost Michigan lakes where dams failed-
Purple loosestrife, an invasive flowering plant, is sprouting up.
NASA images show impact of Midland County flooding-
The images show the Tittabawassee River on May 20, 2020 compared to June 3, 2019.