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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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In the Finger Lakes, a bitcoin mining plant billed as ‘green’ has a dirty coal ash problem-
Residents want regulators to force the bitcoin miner that took over an old coal plant to clean up coal ash contaminating water.
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Climate-driven flooding poses well water contamination risks-
While many private wells provide safe water, the absence of regulation and treatment afforded by larger municipal systems may expose some users to health risks, from bacteria and viruses to chemicals and lead.
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Marshfield, Adams shut down wells due to PFAS pollution-
Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination.
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Infrastructure plan: $33M to clean up hundreds of oil wells-
There are an estimated 15,000 abandoned wells on federal land — and states have indicated that they would need more than $8 billion to clean up 130,000 other orphaned wells.”
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La Crosse officials to spend another $25K on bottled water-
The city council in La Crosse has decided to spend another $25,000 on bottled water for town of Campbell residents with PFAS-contaminated wells.
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Interior Department approves $1B to clean up abandoned wells-
There are over 3 million abandoned oil and gas wells in the U.S., according to the Environmental Protection Agency. And Interior officials say that wells have been exposing millions of people to air and water pollution for decades.
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Advocates banking on new Illinois coal ash law to protect rivers and wells-
Amid federal uncertainty, two of Illinois’ most notorious coal ash storage sites will likely test new cleanup rules adopted this year.