by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/21/20, 11:00 am
Floodwaters mixed with water from containment ponds at a Dow Chemical plant in Midland, Mich., after two dams failed along the Tittabawassee River on Wednesday. The company said the ponds just held water and posed no threat. The Environmental Protection Agency said state officials would evaluate the plant when possible. Officials did not report any injuries or deaths in the flood, but they asked about 10,000 evacuees not to return to the area yet. The National Weather Service said flooding could affect communities farther downstream from Midland in the coming days.