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Ford Dump Site in St. Paul Draws Attention From State, River Advocates

"At first glance it appears to be nothing more than a natural mound swathed in sumac and buckthorn, and shadowed by cottonwoods, like much of the land fronting the Mississippi River gorge. But that mound, actually a dump site, has become the focus of ongoing concerns about pollutants left by the Ford Motor Co. at its former factory site in St. Paul."

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune, 09/22/2014
September 25, 2014 to September 27, 2014

Online News Association Conference

If you can’t make it to the ONA Conference and Awards in Chicago, they’ll be live-streaming keynotes and larger sessions, producing two-minute takeaway videos and live-blogging sessions. Sessions displaying a screen icon on the interactive schedule will be live-streamed and some sessions will have audio available afterward.

"Dead Zones Haunt Green Bay as Manure Fuels Algae Blooms"

"Nearly 400 years after French voyageur Jean Nicolet arrived with a bang on the banks of lower Green Bay — he fired two pistols skyward to announce the white man's arrival in the world's largest freshwater estuary — the same stretch of shoreline was the scene of another fateful landing."

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/16/2014

Michigan Landfill Suspends Receipt of Low-Level Radioactive Waste

"A Van Buren Township hazardous-waste landfill operator, slated to receive up to 36 tons of low-level radioactive waste from a Pennsylvania fracking company, announced Monday that it will suspend receipt of such materials from all oil and gas operations pending a review by the state."

Source: Detroit Free Press, 08/26/2014

"The Fine for Months of Manure Spilling? Less Than $500"

"More than 1 million gallons of manure flowed from a small farm for months, say Marathon County officials, quickly filling a storage tank the size of a small basement, then trickling into a wetland and eventually entering the Little Eau Pleine River on the far western edge of the county."

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/19/2014

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