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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed handing more power to states and tribes to block major energy projects based on water quality concerns.
The Biden administration is taking steps aimed at reducing lead in drinking water, releasing $2.9 billion in infrastructure bill funds for lead pipe removal.
Michigan officials said the new results indicate that corrosion control is helping, but the nearly 10,000 residents of Benton Harbor should still use bottled water for basic activities such as drinking and cooking.
U.S. officials are considering a new method for testing water that could show more places have elevated lead levels than previously believed.
Waiting for free bottled water is time consuming and some residents wonder why, in a state that recently dealt with the Flint water crisis, the problem wasn't fixed sooner.
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