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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan needs more asbestos inspectors but doesn’t have the funding to pay for them, according to the Legislature’s Auditor General. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state of Michigan is in federal court trying to force the city of Flint to accept a deal to get safe drinking water. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state of Michigan has scrapped a risk study on Enbridge’s Line 5 and fired the contractor just a week before a first draft of the report was to be released. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state is close to running out of money to clean thousands of abandoned, polluted properties all across Michigan. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A bottled water company wants permission to pump more water from the Muskegon River Watershed. Local environmental groups are pushing back. They want the state Department of Environmental Quality to slow down the approval process. 

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