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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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Waukesha demands private water meeting with DNR

By Joe Lanane Waukesha city officials say they want to meet with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to discuss the city’s application for Lake Michigan water — as long as no one else attends. Paul Ybarra, Waukesha Common Council ...

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Waukesha forced to reveal water construction costs

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee is negotiating from a position of strength after the state forced Waukesha to reveal the costs of buying water from other communities. Waukesha officials plan to buy Lake Michigan water from Milwaukee, Oak Creek or Racine, ...

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