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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jan 05, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: 2016 in water news recap, high lead levels across state and nation, and 75 year-old oil leak.

MISSOURI

Waverly Wastewater

Waverly gets $50,000 DNR grant for wastewater system

Marshall News

 

Cut to the Chase

Report slights real water quality progress

Bolivar Herald-Free Press

 

Natural Areas

Missouri Natural Areas Newsletter

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

 

MO Lead

Study finds elevated lead poisoning across country and in Missouri

Kansas City Star

 

Crappie Winter

Crappie anglers can get many big hits in winter

Springfield News-Leader

 

NATIONAL

Fracking Gaps

EPA says fracking study’s data gaps are an important contribution to science

NPR StateImpact

 

Black Tears

Oil mess at Pearl Harbor goes beyond leaking USS Arizona

Belleville News-Democrat

 

Water Criminals

Michigan attorney general charges 4 more over Flint’s lead-tainted water

Chicago Tribune

 

Worse Than Flint

The thousands of U.S. locales where lead poisoning is worse than in Flint

Reuters

 

AL Hellbenders

Hellbender salamander once thought vanished, found again in Alabama

Alabama.com

 

Nutrient Chance

EPA, farm groups win Mississippi River nutrient case

Agri-Pulse

 

2016 in Water

2016 in Water

Circle of Blue