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The problem within: Biden targets lead pipes, pushes equity-
Biden’s plan to replace every lead water pipe in the country could have huge ramifications for Chicago and others where a swath of Black, Latino and low-income residents have been left effectively drinking from a lead straw.00
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Spotlight on Infrastructure: Policy executive talks new Biden plan, definitions of infrastructure-
A Chicago policy executive talked to Great Lakes Now about the Biden infrastructure plan and what a full partnership with the federal government could mean.
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Controversial Indiana environmental bills inch near passage-
Lawmakers approved two environmental bills Tuesday that critics say could damage the state’s ecosystems by scaling back current policy affecting water, energy and other resources.
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Wisconsin Supreme Court weighs state power to protect water from farm pollutants-
The outcome of a nearly decade-long dispute in Kewaunee County could shape regulatory power across state government.
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Local Governments, Organizations Ask Indiana Legislators to Consider Alternatives to Bill Repealing State Wetland Protections-
More than 60 organizations, including local governments, environmental and conservation groups and water management agencies, sent a letter to Indiana state legislators.
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In Broad Strokes, Biden Infrastructure Plan Sketches a Future for Federal Water Spending-
The administration’s historic pitch to remove all lead drinking water pipes is part of a $111 billion proposal for water systems.
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H2Ohio: Agency directors focus on wetlands, farmer subsidies, replacing lead lines-
The Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will seek $240.85 million in funding for H2Ohio projects.
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Wisconsin Legislature moves to kill limits on PFAS, protect conversion therapy-
Senate Republicans placed in committee a bill blocking a Department of Natural Resources rule designed to fight pollution from PFAS.