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Legislation criticized by opponents as a vehicle for-profit water companies to take over municipal water authorities in Pennsylvania by imposing expensive regulations on them passed the Republican-controlled state Senate.
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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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There are an estimated 15,000 abandoned wells on federal land — and states have indicated that they would need more than $8 billion to clean up 130,000 other orphaned wells.”
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The Army Corps of Engineers, previously celebrating the construction of the new lock as fully funded, recently admitted to lawmakers that the project will take a lot more money.
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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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While much-needed money is being directed to aging drinking water infrastructure, stormwater and sewer systems have been neglected.
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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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After years of deferred maintenance, big upgrades are coming to Belle Isle and picturesque Tahquamenon Falls. But there are also potholes to fill, toilets and sewers to replace and electrical systems to modernize.
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Aiming to better coordinate efforts to restore the Great Lakes, promote related educational opportunities, and boost the region’s economic prospects, an Ohio legislator crafted a bill to create a federal Great Lakes Authority.
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More communities gain access to the largest federal infusion in a half century.