NW Indiana water facility restarts after US Steel discharge-
A utility has restarted a northwest Indiana water treatment facility one week after idling it following a U.S. Steel plant’s discharge of iron-tainted wastewater into a Lake Michigan tributary.00
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Waste-To-Energy Tech Could Slash U.S. Water Sector Carbon Emissions, But Its Potential Remains Underdeveloped-
U.S. energy policy has done little to incentivize the growth of these technologies, relying on a patchwork of energy credit programs, tax breaks and development spending to promote renewable energy production.
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Toilet water is fouling Michigan’s water. State eyes loans to fix septics.-
Nearly 30% of Michigan homes have septic systems — well above the national average of about 20%.
Campus Clues to COVID-19: Sewage testing key to detecting early infections-
Explore our national map of stories about universities testing campus wastewater to catch potential COVID-19 outbreaks.
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Michigan governor releases $500 million water infrastructure plan-
The initiative, dubbed MI Clean Water, calls for creating a pot of money from which local governments could apply for grants or loans to improve their water treatment systems.
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Sewage Check: Great Lakes researchers look to wastewater for data on COVID-19-
The virus can be detected in infected people’s feces – sometimes even before they begin exhibiting symptoms.
Wisconsin DNR board ready to move forward on water pollution rules-
The Wisconsin DNR board has proposed extensive rewrites of the state’s water pollution regulations, including new restrictions on manure and PFAS, that could cost well-users, farmers and wastewater treatment plants millions of dollars.