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Watch Bridge discussion about water priorities in the 2023 Legislature

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From water as a human right to who should pay to clean up contaminated industrial sites, the new Democratic majority in the Michigan Legislature is poised to address a wide variety of issues impacting our water. 

Bridge Michigan's latest Great Lakes Conservation series discussion brought together a panel of four experts to discuss where we are, and what can happen in 2023 to preserve the waters of the Great Lake State.


If you missed Wednesday's chat, you can watch it below. 


Bridge environment reporter Kelly House moderated a discussion with Jeremy Orr, a law professor at Michigan State University College of Law; Herasanna Richards, legislative associate for state & federal affairs at the Michigan Municipal League; Nicholas Occhipinti, government affairs director at the Michigan League of Conservation Voters; and Michigan State Senator Sam Singh, a Democrat from East Lansing. 

This event is the last of a six-part, bi-monthly discussion series about the Great Lakes produced in partnership with Circle of Blue and funded by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation and the Bosch Community Fund.

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