Entries by Circle Blue

Michigan Dams Need ‘Immediate Attention’ to Prevent Next Failure

Michigan’s aging dams require “comprehensive and immediate attention” to avoid future tragedies like last summer’s Midland-area dam failures, a state task force has determined. In a list of 86 recommendations released Thursday, the task force identified a host of regulatory, legal and funding fixes designed to fix aging dams and boost oversight and enforcement of […]

Flint Residents Unimpressed by Snyder Charges Linked to Lead Poisoning

  By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan  Bridge reporter Ron French contributed to this report.   FLINT—As volunteers loaded her trunk with cases of bottled water Thursday at the RL Jones Community Outreach Center, a weekly ritual that involves waiting for hours in a line of cars that snakes far down the highway, Paula Stephenson simmered with […]