Great Lakes (IL IN MI MN OH WI)

"Study: Wisconsin Groundwater Contaminated By Coal Ash"

"The 'beneficial reuse' of coal ash, often touted as a way to keep the material out of landfills, is potentially causing serious contamination of drinking water in southeast Wisconsin and possibly across the state, according to a report released today by Clean Wisconsin."

Source: Midwest Energy News, 11/19/2014

Last U.S. Coal-Fired Ship Finally Stops Dumping Ash Into Lake Michigan

"The 2014 season for Lake Michigan's only coal-powered passenger and car ferry comes to a close Sunday, signaling the end of the controversial practice of dumping coal ash into the Great Lake. When the vessel resumes operations in 2015, it will no longer release the waste material into those waters."

Source: Huffington Post, 10/27/2014

Enviros Ask EPA To Study Drinking Water Pollution From Kewaunee Dairies

"Citing a rash of contaminated wells in Kewaunee County, a coalition of environmental groups on Wednesday petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to use its emergency authority to investigate pollution of groundwater from dairy manure."

Source: Wisconsin Watch, 10/23/2014

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