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In a recent May 8 op-ed, Colleen Castille said that "today, we're too far down the road of water consumption to turn back, but we can move forward with a better plan." I wholeheartedly agree that Florida needs a better plan, one that aggressively focuses...
A state board assigned to protect the environment is taking a second look at a controversial ruling it issued last year. The Illinois Pollution Control Board will revisit a ruling on groundwater protection at certain dump sites. The board has...
Back in 1981, the city of Charlevoix received a notice from the Michigan Department of Public Health: its municipal well system was contaminated. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the well system was connected to a wedge of contaminated...
Although news about Mexico is focused on immigration reform and border security, the country remains a leading trade partner for the U.S. and an increasingly important one for Illinois. During a visit to Chicago this week, the secretary for economic...
Tags: Mexico, Water Supply, Pat Quinn, Mexico City, Caterpillar Inc.
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — A proposed ordinance that would require the Building Department to determine the natural groundwater level in an area before granting a permit to build there was tabled Monday to allow more time for discussion of the measure....
Tags: Environmental Issues
ReutersCHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - More than 100 gallons of water containing radioactive tritium has leaked from a discharge pipe at the Catawba Nuclear Station near Lake Wylie, South Carolina, and could reach groundwater, the Nuclear Regulatory...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats, a U....
Reuters* Seas to rise 16.5 to 69 cm with moderate warming-ice2sea * Melt of Greenland, Antarctica less severe than expected By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, May 14 (Reuters) - A melt of ice on Greenland and Antarctica is likely to be less...
ReutersOSLO (Reuters) - A melt of ice on Greenland and Antarctica is likely to be less severe than expected this century, limiting sea level rise to a maximum of 69 cm (27 inches), an international study said on Tuesday. Even so, such a rise could...
Sun SentinelClimate change needs to start becoming a bigger factor in decisions about Palm Beach County transportation plans and development proposals, county officials said Tuesday. Raising roads near the coast to brace for sea level rise and considering pollution...
Tags: Palm Beach County, Oceans, Weather, Conservation, Global Change
READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Water Department Water OperatorAand Newington Resident Receives Public Health AwardNewingtonIn celebration of Connecticut Drinking Water Week, the Department of Public Health (DPH) Drinking Water Section will recognize Robert J. Longo of the Bristol Water Department for his outstanding contributions to the health and safety of the state's...
Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it. Though storm-driven flooding damaged hundreds of homes in Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County, only a couple islanders got any water in their homes from the...
Tags: Homes, Real Estate, Oceans, Annapolis, Ocean City
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