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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
After finding the species in Lake Ontario last fall, scientists and authorities are trying to get ahead of a possible invasion before it’s too late.
Two new bills could put the Prairie State on the path to 100 percent renewable energy within decades.
A county in eastern Iowa has been replacing gravel with slag, a steel industry byproduct. It’s hard, sharp, and potentially a public health concern.
Forgotten, derelict, and often leaky, these so-called orphan wells could number in the thousands.
With the manure of one mega-dairy already contaminating the water supply and another operation on the drawing board, Central Sands residents have had enough.
The air in southwestern Indiana is bad enough without the emissions from yet another proposed polluter.
The Line 3 pipeline project has kept a low profile, but the stakes couldn’t be higher for the indigenous communities it threatens—and our climate.
Photovoltaic panels on the Leech Lake reservation are generating clean power—and revenue to help those who need it most.
Earthquakes, spills, and groundwater contamination—wastewater wells come with many risks and few rewards for Trumbull County residents.
We need to take control of the 10,000 tons of plastic entering the lakes each year—whether we recycle, reuse, or just outright ban the stuff.
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