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PORTAGE, Ind. — A proposed federal settlement inadequately punishes U.S. Steel for chemical spills into Lake Michigan, according to Chicago officials and a surfing...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Authorities say a body found in the dry bed of the Kern River has been identified as a man who was...
This red tide might be good news for New Jersey oyster beds

GREENWICH TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A red tide is heading for thousands of acres of oyster beds in New Jersey's Delaware Bay. ...
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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal agency has begun removing lead- and arsenic-tainted soils from the former site of a battery retail store in Indianapolis. ...
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MONTPELIER, Vt. — Farmers in Vermont say they are being unfairly blamed for phosphorus runoff that is causing aggressive algae growth in Lake Carmi. ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — Duke Energy Corp. will pay a $156,000 penalty for polluting ground and surface waters with potentially toxic coal-ash waste around three...
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CHICAGO — Hundreds of Chicago residents have used free testing kits from the city to determine if their drinking water is contaminated by lead. ...
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PHOENIX — A judge has scheduled a May 10 sentencing for a mining company convicted of felony charges of discharging arsenic-contaminated water into a...
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NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard says a cargo ship hit a pier and spilled 4,200 gallons (15,900 liters) of fuel oil, and 10...
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JACKSON, Wyo. — Officials have started to remove water from Jackson Lake for flood control in anticipation of a lot of water flowing in...

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