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Money awarded to UP agency for lead control

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MARQUETTE, MI--   The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency has been awarded money to expand residential lead hazard control services.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services grant is available for eligible households with a Medicaid-enrolled resident.

The agency was awarded $500,000 for such services as lead inspection, permanent removal of lead-based paint and removal or covering of soil lead hazards.

The grant targets homes in Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft, Iron, Dickinson and Alger counties.