Great Lakes (IL IN MI MN OH WI)

"Feds Update Plan To Protect Great Lakes From Carp"

"TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- A $50 million federal plan released Wednesday for keeping hungry Asian carp from reaching the valuable fish populations of the Great Lakes calls for reinforcing electrical and other barriers currently in place and for field-testing other methods, including the use of water guns and hormonal fish love potions."

Source: AP, 07/25/2013
July 22, 2013

NRC Regulatory Conference Regarding NextEra Energy Point Beach LLC

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a regulatory conference in Lisle, IL, open to the public via teleconference, with officials of NextEra Energy Point Beach LLC in Wisconsin to discuss a preliminary inspection finding in the area of external flooding response.

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Oil Leak Probed By EPA Amid Doubts Over Ohio Chemical Reporting Law

"COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Federal environmental regulators are investigating a January chemical emergency at an Ohio oil well and asking why an inventory of the facility's chemicals wasn't available to local authorities, according to a letter released Wednesday by a coalition of activists."

Source: AP, 06/27/2013


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