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450 feet under Lake Michigan, classic car cache rests in frigid silence
MLive (5/25)
The world's largest collection of 1929 and 1930 Nash Motors automobiles exists not in a museum, but rather entombed in the frigid depths of Lake Michigan.

House measure supports shippers on water dumping
The Associated Press (5/24)
A plan gaining support in Congress and backed by the cargo shipping industry would establish a nationwide policy for dumping ballast water into U.S. waterways that environmental groups say would open the door to more invasive species like zebra and quagga mussels.

Milwaukee willing to revisit Waukesha water sale, but it's likely too late
Milwaukee Business Journal (5/24)
In Wisconsin, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett remains open to a conversation about selling Lake Michigan water to Waukesha, but Waukesha’s pending water deal with Oak Creek quashes the potential for any talks right now.

DEQ: Anti-pollution work benefits St. Clair River beaches
The Associated Press (5/24)
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials say efforts to deal with pollution that for years prompted beach closings along the St. Clair River are paying off.

EDITORIAL: Clean water: Chicago takes a leap
Chicago Tribune (5/24)
If the new Stickney Water Reclamation Plant near Chicago, Ill., performs as expected, the Chicago water district could build other plants to spread the cleaning and recycling across the region.

Northeast Wisconsin birders catch rare glimpse of white-winged tern
Wisconsin Public Radio (5/24)
A sighting of a rare white-winged tern over Lake Michigan near Manitowoc, Wis., caused a stir among area birders.

New East Side sewage pump station nearing completion; will transport millions of gallons of liquid waste to treatment facility
The Plain Dealer (5/24)
In Cleveland, Ohio, a $73 million pump station capable of pumping millions of gallons of sewage that otherwise might have been dumped untreated into Lake Erie is nearing completion.

Pearl Mist cruise ship to dock in Muskegon, bus to Holland
The Holland Sentinel (5/24)
The Pearl Mist cruise ship, which brought visitors to Holland, Mich., will not dock in Holland this summer due to the city's docking facilites and one-lane channel.

St. Lawrence River sediment can tell a story
The Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (5/24)
In Ontario, the Cornwall Sediment Strategy has been in place for the past 10 years, providing a strategy for dealing with industrial pollution in the St. Lawrence River.

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