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24 states get $560M for high-priority cleanup of wells-
The Interior Department is giving 24 states a total of $560 million to start cleaning high-priority derelict oil and gas wells abandoned on state and private land.
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JEWEL OF THE GREAT LAKES: Keeping our waters clean, one butt at a time-
In her experience picking up litter along the Lake Huron shoreline, Meag Schwartz has seen a whole lot of cigarette butts.
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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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First phase of cleanup at former steel mill site complete. Now what?-
Over the years, several contaminated areas have been found on the site. Federal and state environmental officials discovered thousands of gallons of PCB oil and many other pollutants stored on the grounds.
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Great Lakes Moment: Lessons from the Ashtabula River cleanup-
When the Ashtabula River and Harbor was identified as a Great Lakes pollution hotspot in 1985, few people thought the day would ever come when it was cleaned up and no longer a detriment to the community and Lake Erie. Thirty-six years later, it has been removed from the Areas of Concern list.
How to Magnet Fish: A guide to attracting junk and cleaning up local waterways-
Magnet fishing is a simple sport, utilizing magnets and tension lines to dredge up junk and sometimes priceless items from rivers, lakes and streams. Check out this handy how-to on getting started.
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In Perpetuity: Toxic Great Lakes sites will require attention for generations to come-
Capping has become a popular form of remediation for contaminated sites but requires decades-long monitoring.
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Great Lakes Moment: Cleanup of contaminated river sediment begins at old Uniroyal site-
In this month’s column from writer John Hartig, he looks at the history of the Uniroyal site and current cleanup plans.
EPA seeks comments on cleanup of Indianapolis Superfund site-
The U.S. EPA announced Thursday that it would accept public comments from June 1 to 30.