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The Anne Arundel County Council voted Wednesday to override County Executive Laura Neuman's veto of fees to pay for stormwater pollution projects, but council members then offered changes that could address some of her concerns. It was not clear...
ReutersMay 1 (Reuters) - Basis bids for corn shipped by barge to the Gulf of Mexico were mostly steady to lower early on Wednesday, weighed down by limited export demand and improved shipping logistics as Midwest rivers continued to receded from recent flooding,...
Tags: Arable Farming, Brazil, Bodies of Water
As floodwaters slowly start to recede in Des Plaines, city officials said it could be weeks before the full extent of the damage is known. Last week's storm left a swath of damage across much of the city as the Des Plaines River swelled to a record-...
The recent downpour pushed the Des Plaines River to a record level of 10.92 feet, flooding hundreds of homes and businesses in the area. But schools reported minimal damage. Maine Township High School District 207 canceled classes for two days at...
Tags: Floods, Bodies of Water
STERLING, Mich. (AP) — Melting of abundant winter snowfall and rains are expected to result in high water levels in many of Michigan's rivers this spring, creating flooding and affecting recreation. At least two Michigan waterways hit flood...
East HartfordOn Wednesday, April 24, the CREC Two Rivers Magnet Middle School celebrated Earth Day in a big way. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the entire school (including students, teachers, and faculty) participated in indoor and outdoor activities to celebrate...
Homeless in Southland discussion The ever increasing problem of "Homelessness in the South Suburbs" will be the subject of the adult education program at B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom, 1424 W. 183rd St., just 4-1/2 blocks west of Halsted Street in Homewood,...
BELLE FOURCHE RIVER-POLLUTANTS SD DENR: Belle Fourche pollutants shouldn't alarm (Information in the following story is from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com) BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) — State environmental officials say...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Red River flood that a week ago was predicted to challenge the record is now unlikely to reach the 100,000-plus sandbags and the miles of clay levees built for defense, Fargo officials said Monday. The National Weather Service...
ReutersApril 30 (Reuters) - Basis bids for corn and soybeans shipped by barge to the U.S. Gulf were steady to lower early on Tuesday on limited demand from Gulf exporters and increased old-crop supplies following a wave of farmer selling on Monday, traders said....
Tags: Floods, Brazil, Exports, Chicago Board of Trade, Bodies of Water
Stormwater is the only source of pollution to local waterways that is growing. There has been much talk lately of stormwater fees as a "rain tax." While catchy, the moniker really doesn't tell the story. The story begins when those raindrops hit parking...
Officials in Plainfield and Bolingbrook are applying for state and federal assistance to help pay for damage incurred during last month's storms and floods. The towns became eligible for assistance after Gov. Pat Quinn declared Will County and 37...
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