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Jim Justice-owned Bluestone Coke sued over water pollution In Alabama

Jim Justice-owned Bluestone Coke sued over water pollution In Alabama

The complaint alleges that Bluestone is in violation of the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants into a stream that exceed levels allowed by its permit.
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2,000-cow Kewaunee dairy operation charged with fraud, conspiracy in manure dumping

Complaint: A Kewaunee dairy farmer conspired with a trucker and agronomist to dump up to 3 million gallons of excess manure on saturated fields and submitted falsified records.
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Water quality group gives Big Sioux River an ‘ F’ grade over E. coli contamination

Cattle waste runs off of fields and into public waters during rainfall.

Voluntary measures may not be enough: Bacteria and algae plague Iowa beaches

Voluntary measures may not be enough: Bacteria and algae plague Iowa beaches

The Gazette and Investigate Midwest analyzed 20 years of beach monitoring data from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
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As Massachusetts drought continues, towns cope with e-coli outbreaks

Some towns in Massachusetts have been affected by a recent e-coli outbreaks in drinking water, and the current drought could have something to do with that.

Vermont Farm ordered to stop polluting
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Judge rules for neighbors in case against Panton dairy farm

A large Panton dairy farm must make changes to stop turbid runoff and foul odors from contaminating a downslope neighbor, a state judge ruled Monday.

This ink is alive and made entirely of microbes

This ink is alive and made entirely of microbes

Scientists have created a bacterial ink that reproduces itself and can be 3D-printed into living architecture.
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