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MEC & Michigan LCV to host drinking water town hall in Mason on Feb. 22

Jan 29, 2018

WHEN: Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

WHERE: Ingham County Fairgrounds - Community Room, 700 E Ash St, Mason, MI 48854


Senator Curtis Hertel

James Clift, Michigan Environmental Council


At the event, MEC will share a draft of its new resident drinking water toolkit with attendees and seek feedback to ensure the finished version of its toolkit answers the questions on residents' minds in a user-friendly format. Michigan LCV will also have opportunities for residents to weigh in with lawmakers and share their concerns.

“Our hope is to take the lessons learned from the Flint water crisis and turn them into positive action,” said MEC President Chris Kolb. “We want to thank Senator Hertel for holding this town hall and providing us the opportunity to share our toolkit with residents so they can become effective advocates for safe, affordable drinking water."  

The groups will also answer questions about Michigan’s new proposed Lead & Copper Rule. If passed, the rule would be the most protective in the nation and make Michigan’s drinking water program a national model for excellence.

Previous drinking water town hall events have been held in Bay City, Jackson, Lathrup Village, Kalamazoo, and Plainfield Township. Additional town halls will be announced on MEC’s Facebook page as locations and times are set: facebook.com/MichiganEnvironmentalCouncil/

Katie Parrish, (517) 999-0425, katie@environmentalcouncil.org
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