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Trump declares state of emergency as Michigan floodwaters recede

Reuters Thursday, 21 May 2020
Floodwaters that breached two dams in central Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people while spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and an adjacent hazardous waste cleanup site.
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Rising floodwaters displaced thousands of Michigan residents on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the raging waters were unleashed by two dam failures. The rising water submerged parts of the town of Midland and was spreading to a Dow Chemical Co plant in the city. Parts of the small town of Midland are submerged under 5 feet of water. Midland is a city of approximately 42,000 residents about 120 miles northwest of Detroit .

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