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SS Badger: The last of Lake Michigan’s car ferries-
The last coal-fired passenger steamship in the United States continues to ferry passengers and cargo across Lake Michigan.62
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Billions Invested in Clean Water: Port Milwaukee implements a range of methods to great success-
The Lynyrd Skymmr is a 50-foot-long river skimmer that cruises Port Milwaukee‘s waterways several times a week to collect floating debris — dead fish, plastic bottles, branches and other refuse.
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Restoring Howards Bay: Legacy lead and other contaminants are targets of dredging and capping-
Where Wisconsin and Minnesota share a Lake Superior harbor, a $13.8 million clean-up project at this Area of Concern will launch in 2020, removing lead and other contaminants, some a century old, that persist in the waterway.