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Dr. Lorena Rios-Mendoza is spending much of July crossing the Great Lakes in search of a new type of pollution — plastic.
Friday, July, 27, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced his office obtained a judgment against Graymont (WI) LLC, a limestone processing facility in Superior.
Friday, October, 12, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Risking an election-year backlash from Republicans, the Obama administration is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air.
Friday, June, 15, 2012 - Superior Telegram - Business
DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp says the state is taking seriously the issue of phosphorus pollution in rivers and streams.
Friday, March, 29, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Many rivers and streams across the Midwest are facing significant pollution problems, according to a new study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Wednesday, March, 27, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
To the Telegram: As our Wisconsin, Midwest drought continues from summer into winter, I wonder about our clean water, our polluted water, and how we Wisconsinites are making choices about water use.
Wednesday, January, 02, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
A man who is paddling his canoe from Madeline Island to Sault St. Marie Michigan to raise awareness about water pollution is one-fourth of the way to his goal.. Jessica Hamilton reports.
Wednesday, June, 13, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
To the editor: Wisconsin’s prolonged heat wave and drought are hurting our communities by contributing to repeated air quality violations for ozone and particle pollution. Wisconsin currently draws approximately 63 percent of its power from coal-burning plants and when temperatures rise, many utilities are forced to burn even more coal to help meet the increased electricity demand.
Friday, August, 17, 2012 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
Wednesday, March, 06, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a rural town does not have the authority to impose tougher water quality standards on a livestock farm than the state requires.
Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 - Superior Telegram - Business
Learn how beautify property and help the environment at a Rain Garden Design Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 15, at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve office on Barkers Island in Superior.
Friday, June, 29, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Sunday, April, 14, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
New maps are being published showing the mix of environmental threats to the Great Lakes.
Tuesday, December, 18, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Calumet Superior LLC submitted to the Department of Natural Resources permit applications, including plans and specifications for construction and operation of modifications to fluid catalytic cracker processes, an improved catalyst stripping section and additional C3 collection, and the naphtha splitter to be conducted during the 2013 plant maintenance turnaround.
Tuesday, March, 05, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
One in five frac sand mining facilities in Wisconsin were cited for environmental violations last year.
Wednesday, March, 13, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Between 1957 and 1962, an estimated 1,457 industrial steel drums were trucked from a Honeywell weapons plant in the Twin Cities to Duluth and secretly dumped off barges into Lake Superior.
Sunday, January, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Proposals to have Racine and Oak Creek sell Lake Michigan water to Waukesha go before the Waukesha Common Council Tuesday night for a closed-door discussion.
Thursday, September, 20, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
The oil and gas industry is trying to ease environmental concerns by developing nontoxic fluids for the drilling process known as fracking, but it's not clear whether the new product will be widely embraced by drilling companies.
Monday, February, 04, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Business
To the Telegram: The advocates for the GTAC mine claim it will create jobs and boost the economy. It is all about jobs.
Tuesday, March, 05, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
Stephanie Huhta of Rhinelander, Wis.
Wednesday, May, 23, 2012 - Superior Telegram - Opinion