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Nonprofit report points to outdated Clean Water Act for the miles of polluted rivers across the U.S.-
Three of the Great Lakes states are first, fourth and eighth for states with the highest mileage of dirty rivers and streams, according to the report.
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The Association of State Dam Safety Officials released the investigative team’s final report Wednesday. Investigators declined to place blame at the foot of any one person or group.
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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.
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Michigan cities rich and poor, big and small have been delaying maintenance on their water systems for decades. Now, even wealthy towns are suffering the consequences of past reluctance to pay for water system upkeep.
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Rural Michigan’s shrinking populations, growing poverty, and diminished state and federal assistance have fueled a crisis of underfunded drinking water infrastructure.
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State regulation of streams that flow temporarily after rainfall will be restricted under legislation signed into law by Republican Gov. Mike DeWine.
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Federal and state governments begin to reverse course on underinvestment to address water’s true cost.
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Coal-related interests sued to block the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change, a carbon-pricing policy that will impose a cost for emitting planet-warming carbon dioxide from fossil fuel-fired power plants.
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One lawsuit is already challenging Gov. Tom Wolf’s regulation and more are expected.