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The dangers of lead have been on many people's minds for a number of years now. And now some residents are being given opportunities to have their homes checked for the poison.

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Only 43 percent of U.S. school districts tested for lead in their water in 2016 or 2017.

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A new state rule requires local water systems to get rid of all their lead service lines over the next 20 years.

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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is seeking public comment on changes being made to its lead and copper rule.

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The state gave Michiganders their first look at expected changes to drinking water rules Wednesday, ahead of a public information meeting.