Author: Mitch Barrows

Flint Residents Shouldn’t Lose Their Homes Over Bills for Poisoned Water

Posted on June 22, 2017 by

BREAKING NEWS JUNE 27, 2017: We’ve just learned that the state-appointed Receivership Transition Advisory Board for Flint denied the City Council resolution placing a moratorium on water liens for unpaid water bills. Freshwater Future joins the National Wildlife Federation and the Genesee County Hispanic Latino Collaborative in calling for a moratorium on water liens for […]

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Michigan House Votes to Regulate “No Greater Than the Feds,” Hand Over Protection of Clean Air and Water to Trump Administration

Posted on May 30, 2017 by

The Michigan state House voted last week 57 to 50 in favor of a bill (HB-4205) designed to restrict the ability of state agencies to create regulatory rules that are stronger than federal standards. If passed by the state Senate and signed by Governor Snyder, this bill may end up as the most consequential Michigan […]

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