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More communities gain access to the largest federal infusion in a half century.
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Customers get cheaper, cleaner water when communities share the cost of infrastructure. But Michigan’s experience shows how political conflicts and logistical challenges can complicate the math.
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Short-changing Michigan local governments has resulted in deteriorating water systems and other services-
Many of Michigan’s cities are reaching a crisis point because of a decline in federal dollars for water and sewer infrastructure made worse by the state’s centralized taxing system.
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An Associated Press analysis tallied more than 2,200 high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition across the U.S. — up substantially from a similar AP review conducted three years ago.
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The government held back a report on Ontario’s ecosystems. Even as it details how human activity is hurting wetlands and waterways, it focuses on the wealth generated by natural resources.
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More than 900,000 Ohioans lost power last year from weather-related events. Climate change will likely bring more severe storms.
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Michigan’s lack of septic system regulations is causing problems for some of its most pristine lakes-
The cost of updating sewer systems in growing communities is either a hefty price tag or polluted waters.
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California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its delivery fleet.