Tag Archives: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Throwback Thursday: Wondering About the Condition of Your Waterway?

(Although this post was originally published on February 3, 12014  the topic remains relevant) Now There is a Way to Satisfy Your Curiosity Wondering about the health of your local lake?  Is the neighborhood stream polluted?   What pollutants were found?  … Continue reading

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Wondering About the Condition of Your Waterway?

Now There is a Way to Satisfy Your Curiosity Wondering about the health of your local lake?  Is the neighborhood stream polluted?   What pollutants were found?  What is being done about it? A nifty new website from the U.S. Environmental … Continue reading

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Road Salt Is a Year Round Contaminant of Wisconsin Waters

In some Wisconsin rivers levels of chloride concentrations exceed by 10 to 15 times the  levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) to protect aquatic life such as fish, amphibians, and crustaceans, according to a recent story … Continue reading

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