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ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - High levels of a toxic substance called strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that runs the facility said on Wednesday. Strontium-90 is a by-product of the...
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live. Giving back Petoskey students have received a good taste of volunteering thanks to the guidance of Petoskey High School teacher Lisa...
ReutersTOKYO, June 19 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power, the utility that operates the Japanese nuclear plant devastated two years ago by an earthquake and tsunami, said on Wednesday it had found high levels of toxic strontium in groundwater at the plant. The...
Once many years ago I came across a fish vendor at the farmers market with a whole tray full of beautiful fresh anchovies. On a sudden impulse, I bought them all. Real anchovies — the ones that have been packed in salt to last — are an...
BEFORE Hurricane Sandy tore through New York and New Jersey, it stopped in Florida. Huge waves covered beaches, swept over Fort Lauderdale’s concrete sea wall and spilled onto A1A, Florida’s coastal highway. A month later another series of...
Agendas for this week's scheduled meetings of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown's Mayor and Council (the county Board of Education is not scheduled to meet): WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS County Administration Building 100 W....
LANARE, Calif. — A bright metal drinking fountain is mounted on the wall in the community center of this tiny town west of Fresno. No one pays it any mind: The water is drawn from a well that has been contaminated with arsenic for years. "Can't...
A standoff between the state and federal government over a new Everglades restoration plan means time could run out on getting Congress to help pay for it. Environmentalists warn that without an agreement in July to move ahead with the Central...
Reuters* Kiribati uninhabitable in 30-60 years: President * Rising sea levels, population boom twin crises for tiny Pacific nation * Family planning viewed with scepticism in deeply religious Pacific * Radical solutions to house population being considered...
ReutersSOUTH TARAWA, Kiribati (Reuters) - The ocean laps against a protective seawall outside the maternity ward at Kiribati's Nawerewere Hospital, marshalling itself for another assault with the next king tide. Inside, a basic clinic is crowded with young...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Four Minnesota watersheds have been selected to test a first-in-the nation voluntary pilot project that offers farmers incentives to reduce water pollution from their operations in exchange for protection from tighter future...
Hundreds of thousands across southern Broward County are being urged to boil their drinking water after samples of potentially harmful bacteria were discovered in a county well field, officials said. The boil water alert is in effect until at least...
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