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Invitation for Public to Attend Information Session Regarding Proposed State Lead and Copper Rule Re »

"The MDEQ is hosting a public information session regarding proposed changes to the state Lead and Copper Rule (LCR). The Michigan LCR Stakeholder Workgroup is assisting MDEQ with recommendations to address modifications to the Administrative Rules promulgated pursuant to Michigan's Safe Drinking Water Act, 1976 PA 399, as amended. The LCR Stakeholder Workgroup has provided recommended changes to rules relating to lead and copper in public water supplies in Michigan."



Michigan chapters of progressive group Our Revolution endorse Abdul El-Sayed for Governor »

"[Detroit, MI] – Abdul welcomed the endorsement from the Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Lansing Chapters of Our Revolution, a progressive political action group created in the wake of the Bernie Sanders Presidential campaign. "



Gov. Snyder taps Forzley for Public Health Advisory Council »

"  Nov. 22, 2017, Pontiac, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Oakland County Health & Human Services Director Kathleen Forzley to a four-year term on Michigan’s newly-formed Public Health Advisory Council. The council initially will develop an action plan for implementing the recommendations of the Michigan Public Health Advisory Commission which released a report in April recommending steps to ensure the protection and promotion of public health and safety in the state. "



MPSC sets charge customers of electric choice suppliers must pay under capacity demonstration rules »

"LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today set the state reliability mechanism (SRM) capacity charge that customers of alternative electric suppliers (AES) would have to pay if those suppliers don’t have enough power to serve their customers’ anticipated needs."



Standard billing rules overhaul protects customers »

"LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today approved proposed updated Consumer Standards and Billing Practices for Electric and Natural Gas Service that strengthen protections for utility customers in areas such as data privacy and service to households caring for critical care customers."




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