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The sites include a plastics manufacturer in Wyandotte, a sewage treatment plant in Jackson, an ice-cream maker in Ludington and a petroleum fuel terminal in St. Clair.
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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced it will issue a permit that will make it harder for a Kewaunee County factory farm accused of contaminating drinking water to expand.
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Michigan lawmakers approved $4.8 billion in spending, mostly for infrastructure upgrades, with an influx of federal pandemic and other funds that will go toward water systems and more.
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These aquatic heroes do so much to keep freshwater ecosystems healthy — and we’re killing them off at a record pace.
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Climate change, shifting populations, and infrastructure development in risky areas compound future flood loss risk.
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Rye Development, a Boston-based hydropower company, is retrofitting the dams with turbines to generate electricity and says the upgraded structures will limit damage to the rivers’ water quality and fish.
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The city council in La Crosse has decided to spend another $25,000 on bottled water for town of Campbell residents with PFAS-contaminated wells.
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Democratic Gov. Tony Evers lashed out at conservative members of the Department of Natural Resources policy board for refusing to set limits on PFAS in Wisconsin’s groundwater.
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New legislation in Ontario can result in a fine if boats are not cleaned properly when they are moved from one body of water and into another.