Stories tagged: "water"

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‘Joe Biden Needs to Know’: A Community Hero’s Goal to Save a Small Town From Lead

Yet another Michigan town's water supply is contaminated with lead. Every day, residents need to drink bottled water or cope with dire health consequences otherwise.

Stephanie Chang reflects on the difficulties of 2020, the opportunities it has created for change, and pumpkin pie.
WATCH: How Stephanie Chang Gets It Done, From Fighting for Michigan Water to Baking Pumpkin Pies

State Sen. Stephanie Chang says she sees a lot of Michigan's long-term challenges in sharp focus after 2020, but finds solace in a tough year with her children and pumpkin pie.

Left: In this photo provided by the Michigan Executive Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a news conference Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Lansing, MI. (Michigan Executive Office of the Governor via AP) Right: Many Michigan families are struggling to pay bills for essential utilities like water and electricity during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo via Shutterstock)
How Gov. Whitmer Is Keeping Water Running for Michigan Families

Nearly 2,500 Michiganders have had their water restored since March, thanks to the governor's help.