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December 16th 2011

Settlement will bolster Chicago River restoration

Efforts to clean up the Chicago River took a huge step forward this week, when the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago settled a Clean Water Act lawsuit that will end its longstanding habit of using the river as … Continue reading

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October 14th 2011

Quebec turns treated sewage discharge into a whitewater kayak course

Apparently, you can make silk out of a sow’s ear. Consider the case of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, a small Quebec city located on an island in the St. Lawrence River, near Montreal. The city has turned the discharge from a sewage treatment … Continue reading

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