MIchigan, Coal,

Michigan: Alisha Winters, 31, takes son Robert Connor, 13, and daughters Myshelle James (with bike), 4, and Deborah Smith, 5, to volunteer at a local farmers' market. ''I'm very hopeful,'' Winters said. ''In 10 years I picture Rouge being a very clean, safe environment for our children to live and work.''

Michigan: Alisha Winters, 31, takes son Robert Connor, 13, and daughters Myshelle James (with bike), 4, and Deborah Smith, 5, to volunteer at a local farmers’ market. ”I’m very hopeful,” Winters said. ”In 10 years I picture Rouge being a very clean, safe environment for our children to live and work.”

Jen Boynton

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