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The salty solution is killing the state’s precious waters, but efforts to cut back on spraying have met fierce opposition.
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Rivers and lakes are becoming saltier while law and practice limit effective responses.
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The bots will collect plastic pollution from both the shoreline and the water as part of a larger binational effort called the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup initiative.
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Experts and activists agree many waterways are healthier now.
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It’s unclear whether the ruling will affect other conflicts around the state involving drainage projects that preserve farmlands but increase the volume of pollutants flowing downstream.
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Oil titan BP reached a $2.75 million settlement over air pollution from its largest refinery after environmentalists complained of repeated emissions violations.
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Great Lakes native David J. Ruck discusses environmental storytelling, Lake Erie’s algae blooms and his new documentary film, set to air on six PBS stations on Sept. 12.
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A group of Wisconsin high school students recently received first-hand experience helping to reduce a home’s carbon footprint as part of a project for their AP Environmental Science course.
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A relatively unknown chemical has come to recent attention as concern mounts over what it could do to our fish populations.