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Hamtramck in Detroit area is latest facing lead in water

Oct. 22, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Another Michigan city is giving filters to residents as a result of high lead results in some drinking water samples. Hamtramck, in the Detroit area, is a 2-square-mile (5.2-square-kilometer) city with 28,000 residents, many of them immigrants...

Michigan official: Benton Harbor water woes 'inexcusable'

Oct. 21, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

State officials on Thursday defended their response to a lead crisis in a small southwestern Michigan city, telling lawmakers that steps to reduce corrosion in aging water pipes began in 2019, just a few months after tests revealed troubling results. Benton Harbor...

Michigan city declares emergency over lead; governor visits

Oct. 19, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she visited Benton Harbor on Tuesday to listen to residents who have been urged to use bottled water because of elevated levels of lead in their tap water. Whitmer's stop, which wasn't publicly disclosed...