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Democratic legislators Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) introduce bills to address dangerous dock collapses

 

February 11, 2021

Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit)

LANSING - Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) re-introduced legislation to protect major waterways and public health by enhancing accountability of private dock owners.

The legislation comes, in part, as a response to a Detroit property contaminated with uranium and other dangerous chemicals that partially collapsed into the Detroit River - which many Metro Detroit communities use as a source for water - in November 2019. The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) was only notified when a concern...



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