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EPA: Two toxic hot spots in Michigan will take longer to clean up than many others in Great Lakes states-
The pace of repairing the damage in the most toxic hot spots of the region is going to speed up dramatically.
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The presence of PFAS chemicals in drinking water could be exposing thousands of Hoosiers to a series of adverse health conditions.
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The quality of Michigan’s water infrastructure and the consequences of failure, while still real and apparent, are no longer being ignored.
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Mounting studies highlight greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs, and now a coalition of environmental groups has called for regulatory action.
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Among the 10 most developed G20 countries assessed by Corporate Knights’ Earth Index analysis, “Canada was the worst performing country of the whole group in 2019,” said Ralph Torrie, Corporate Knights’ director of research.
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While much-needed money is being directed to aging drinking water infrastructure, stormwater and sewer systems have been neglected.
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Fresh is a biweekly newsletter from Circle of Blue that unpacks the biggest international, state, and local policy news stories facing the Great Lakes region today.
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Water, while still overall affordable in Canada compared to other countries, is growing more expensive as the cost of neglecting infrastructure for decades comes due.
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A new report on flooding that caused $200 million in damages singles out the actions of Midland County’s emergency services coordinator, who called for an early evacuation.