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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...
MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWSPAPERSSome plumbers still are cold to the idea of tankless, or demand, water heaters, but the variety on the market seems to get wider every day. With help from the Energy Department and the manufacturers listed, here are specifics. WHAT SIZE TO PICK Tankless...
Crack of dawn, chilly tile floor, staring at yourself in the bathroom mirror, and you're waiting, wondering when the water will get hot. If the fixture is directly over the heater it's a short delay. In a bathroom at the other end of the house you may...
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...
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...
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...
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
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: Oceans, Real Estate, Ecosystems, John Tyler, Conservation
Home in a subdivision in Lake County are sinking, prompting officials to seek help. Eight homes are now abandoned and 10 others are under notice of imminent evacuation as a hilltop with sweeping vistas of Clear Lake and the Mt. Konocti volcano...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Americans who live where the air is thinnest are less likely to be obese than those in low-lying areas, according to a new study. The results don't mean people should move to higher altitudes to lose weight, said study lead...
Scientists at the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service recently developed a simple, web-based tool that helps producers easily understand the quality of water flowing off their fields - the Water Quality Index for Agricultural Runoff (WQIag)....
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