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MML #2: Health & Cost Considerations in Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Changes

April 2nd 2018

  MML #2: Health & Cost Considerations in Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Changes (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2018) Lansing, MI – In response to the Flint water crisis, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is revising the lead and copper rule that determines the levels of permissible contamination.  The rule, which has not […]

Avondale School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry UPDATED

April 27th 2016

Avondale School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families […]

Oak Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Oak Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their […]

Pontiac School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry UPDATED

April 27th 2016

Pontiac School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Pontiac, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use […]

Rochester Community School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Rochester Community School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Rochester, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families […]

Royal Oak Firefighters Collecting Water for Flint

January 28th 2016

Royal Oak Firefighters Collecting Water for Flint (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) The Royal Oak Professional Firefighters Local 431 is collecting cases of water to be donated to the people of Flint affected by this crisis. Due to the success of the collection we have decided to extend the Flint water collection until Wednesday February […]

From Ferndale to Flint: Places to Drop Off Water Donations

January 18th 2016

From Ferndale to Flint: Places to Drop Off Water Donations (Liz Lamoste, Jan. 18, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The residents of Flint, Michigan have been subject to a horrific water crisis. They are struggling not only for access to clean water in the short term, but for justice and sustainable solutions going forward. A group […]

Pontiac Businesses Collecting Water for Flint

January 16th 2016

Pontiac Businesses Collecting Water for Flint (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2016) Over the next two weeks a massive effort is taking place to collect bottled water to be distributed to people in Flint. The community continues to struggle without adequate water supply, even as evidence emerges of increased lead poisoning and Legionnaires disease cases […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

Muslim Youth Association in Rochester Hills Donates Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association in Rochester Hills Donates Water to Flint (Mahir Osman, AMYA, Jan. 10, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Metro Detroit collected cases of water at their Rochester Hills Mosque and donated to Flint Michigan On Saturday January 9th, members of the Metro Detroit Chapter of the […]