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Drinking Water News Roundup: $3M invested in Illinois water system, coal ash rule means safer water in Indiana-
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Madison mayor wants to spend $425K on PFAS filtration system-
Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway wants to spend $425,000 to design a system to filter PFAS chemicals out of a city well.
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Evers creates new office of environmental justice-
Gov. Tony Evers on Friday signed an executive order creating a new office of environmental justice, announcing the move on Earth Day.
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FRESH: Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Cleanup Rule-
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The Great Lakes sugaring season is changing-
Maple producers are facing shorter harvest seasons, less sugar production and unreliable sap flow.
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DNR restarts effort to set bacteria standards in groundwater-
The state Department of Natural Resources has restarted efforts to set standards for bacteria in groundwater after conservatives on the agency’s policy board killed the attempt in February.