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Wednesday 02/10/2016
House backs bill to require EPA notification in lead cases
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 7:02 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water — the first action by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

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Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 7:03 pm

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.

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