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Ferry supporters seek coal ash dumping exemption (UPDATE)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A provision approved by the U.S. House would allow the nation’s last coal-powered steamship to continue dumping waste ash into Lake Michigan after a grace period ends next year. ...

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Coal ash from failed bluff won’t pose significant risk, officials say

By Dinesh Ramde Associated Press Milwaukee — Environmental officials say decades-old coal ash hurled from the grounds of a Wisconsin power plant into Lake Michigan during a landslide this week probably doesn’t pose a significant environmental risk. Officials this week ...

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Great Lakes harbor cleanups planned (UPDATE)

By ?JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer DETROIT (AP) — Nine river mouths and harbors contaminated with industrial toxins will be targeted for accelerated cleanups under an Obama administration program to deal with festering problems in the Great Lakes, U.S. Environmental ...

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