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Fertilizer called next threat to water

Mayors group told that strong curbs are needed September 24, 2014 11:08 PM By Tom Troy / Block News Alliance CHICAGO — Helping cities combat the threat of algae-feeding phosphorus in the Great Lakes has jumped ahead as a national environmental … Continue reading

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Water Toxin State of Emergency Continues for Third Day in Toledo

TOLEDO MAYOR KEEPS WATER ADVISORY IN PLACE FOR NOW Associated Press – John Seewer TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A water ban entered its third day in northwest Ohio on Monday as Toledo’s mayor extended the advisory, even as the latest … Continue reading

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PennVEST Invests $81.5 Million In Water Infrastructure Projects In 11 Counties

Harrisburg 7/22/14– Governor Tom Corbett  announced the investment of $81.5 million in 14 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 11 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). Of the $81.5 million, $66.5 million is for low-interest loans … Continue reading

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Intersex Fish Now in Three Pennsylvania River Basins

(citizensvoice.com 7/5/14 – PA) When biologists cut open male fish pulled from Pennsylvania’s waterways, they found substances that belong in female fish — egg cells and a protein present in egg yolks. According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study … Continue reading

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Need Funding for Your Source Water Protection and Watershed Efforts?

If you’re in the Pennsylvania portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, perhaps the 2014 round of NFWF Grants could benefit your source water protection efforts. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to restore the habitats and water … Continue reading

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