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Greenhouse gases; drugs in the water

  Each week, the Freshwater Society posts links to some of the best regional, national and international coverage of water and the environment. Follow the links to the publications where … Read more

Soybeans, a river on fire and zebra mussels

Each week, the Freshwater Society posts links to some of the best regional, national and international coverage of water and the environment. Follow the links to the publications where the … Read more

Conservation funding bills get attention

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of regional, national and international articles about water and the environment. Read it here, or go to www.freshwater.org. Minnesota legislators turn attention … Read more

UM StreamLab mimics natural processes

(This article was published in the March, 2009, Facets of Freshwater, the Freshwater Society’s newsletter. Read it here, or go to www.freshwater.org.) This summer, there are going to be some … Read more

Pollution concerns, frog calls and smuggled dish soap

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

USGS study find contaminants in private wells

More than one in every five private domestic wells sampled nationwide contain at least one contaminant at levels of potential health concern, according to a new study by the U.S. … Read more

Volunteers monitor Minnesota's waters

(This  article was published in the March, 2009, Facets of Freshwater, the Freshwater Society’s newsletter. The newsletter is available at www.freshwater.org.) Last year, on about 1,500 lakes across Minnesota, volunteers leaned … Read more

MPCA proposes water-quality standards

Every three years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires states to review, update and — in many cases — strengthen their water-quality standards. Minnesota is in the middle of one … Read more

'Water wars,' bottled water and robo-carp

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

World water supply, invasive weeds and PFCs

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

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