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Ann Arbor sends partially treated wastewater into river-
The City of Ann Arbor says an estimated 1.38 million gallons of partially treated wastewater flowed into the Huron River during maintenance at its treatment plant.00
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Reports: Huron River largely dodged hexavalent chromium scare-
No-contact order lifted after investigators conclude that most of the chromium released from a tank at Tribar Manufacturing in Wixom never made it into the Huron River.
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State: Tribar staffer ignored 460 alarms in Huron River chromium release-
A series of violation notices raise new questions about the events at the plant. State regulators indicate that on-site alarms at the company were overridden hundreds of times during a weekend evening when “no one should be at the facility.”
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Anger, uncertainty and a race for answers in Huron River chromium spill-
While state regulators await test results to determine how far the hexavalent chromium-tainted water has spread, Huron River advocates are calling for stiff penalties against a company with a history of polluting the river.
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Big Convener: Watershed councils provide critical support across municipal boundaries-
Great Lakes Now talked with Rebecca Esselman, executive director of the nonprofit Huron River Watershed Council, about the role of watershed councils in conservation, and government-community partnerships.