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Fire-fighting foam, fish viruses and drowning corn

February 9, 2009

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

Climate change, runoff and love-struck lampreys

January 29, 2009

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

Divvying up $168 million for water resources

January 7, 2009

By Patrick Sweeney If you had $168 million to spend on studying, conserving and cleaning up Minnesota’s ground and surface waters, how would use the money? How much would you … Read more

Ethanol, PFCs, smelt, a mud volcano — and more

December 22, 2008

Every week the Freshwater Society publishes In the News, a digest of regional, national and international news articles and other reports about water, water pollution, water conservation and the environment. … Read more

Conserving water — one flush at a time

December 19, 2008

By Patrick Sweeney I don’t think I ever wasted a lot of water. But since I started working for the Freshwater Society, and started reading and writing about water shortages … Read more