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Chicago’s leaders have poured billions into ambitious programs to keep water away from roads and buildings. But urban flooding continues—overwhelmingly in communities of color—forcing experts to turn to new solutions.
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Parks around the Great Lakes are expecting a spike in visitation this season as the United States and Canada continue to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
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Drinking Water Roundup: Lead pipes in Illinois and Minnesota, rare one-person grand jury used in Flint water criminal case, increased Line 3 pumping-
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Our first underwater shoot each spring begins with a long hike through a hardwood forest. Our high-definition underwater camera system and associated gear weigh in at close to 50 pounds, making the 3-mile trek more laborious.
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For some, getting to contribute to scientific research might sound like a far-fetched possibility, but there are actually dozens of opportunities for people to try their hand at amateur science.
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The Corps could have settled for a narrowly tailored examination of needs and purposes for the tunnel, but it opted for an environmental impact statement, which involves a more comprehensive study, including consideration of reasonable alternatives.
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A pandemic, record-high lake levels, an outbreak of botulism—despite the slew of challenges, wildlife workers have helped the shorebirds thrive.
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Results from previous research have offered conflicting evidence about the particles’ impact on aquatic creatures.
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PFAS News Roundup: PFAS in bottled water and makeup, “Filthy Fifty” list generated, corporations drop toxic packaging-
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