lead Snyder Says DEQ Can Adopt New Lead Standards By Rick Pluta • Apr 20, 2017 State of Michigan / michigan.gov Governor Rick Snyder plans to take executive action on tougher standards for lead in drinking water in the face of foot-dragging by the Legislature. Listen Listening... / 0:35 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on Gov. Snyder's push for improving lead standards in Michigan's drinking water. Nearly Four Dozen Children In Washtenaw County Tested Positive For High Blood Lead Levels In 2015 By Amanda LeClaire • Jun 6, 2016 Creative Commons Preliminary data shows Washtenaw County is below the statewide average for children who tested positive for elevated blood lead levels. Listen Listening... / 0:38 WEMU's Amanda LeClaire reports on new data on childhood lead exposure in Michigan. MEC Backs New Lead Standard By Bob Eccles • May 22, 2012 Centers for Disease Control issues new lead safety levels.