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Whitmer: $600M Flint water deal a step toward making amends

A proposed $600 million deal between the state of Michigan and residents of the impoverished, majority-Black city of Flint who were harmed by lead-tainted water is a step toward making amends for a disaster that upended life in the city, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday.

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Court: Michigan Great Lakes tunnel deal constitutional

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that legislators did not violate the state constitution by allowing the construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath a channel linking two of the Great Lakes, clearing the way for the project to proceed unless another court intervenes.

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Michigan AG will attempt to shut pipeline down in June if there’s no deal

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said on Wednesday she will try in June to shut down a Great Lakes oil pipeline if the governor cannot reach a resolution with the operator of the line, Enbridge, saying the state will be in "great peril" if oil continues to flow under a delicate waterway.

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