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Freshwater Weekly: April 30, 2021

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April 30, 2021 This week: Chicago Water Council Enrolling People in Utility Bill Relief Program + Ohio Organizations Request $1 Billion for Safer Water + U.S. Infrastructure Bill Moves Forward with Bipartisan Support + Two Love Birds — Monty and Rose Chicago Water Council Enrolling People in Utility Bill Relief Program The Chicago Water Council’s Jeff Whitelow has […]

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Board Spotlight – Dr. Robert Letscher

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Dr. Robert Letscher serves as Board Secretary and has been a Freshwater Future Board Member since January 2019. Rob lives in Durham along the New Hampshire seacoast where he is a professional Earth scientist and assistant professor of chemical oceanography at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include illuminating the ways in which […]

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Ohio Organizations Seeking Endorsements for $1 Billion Request for Safer Water

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A variety of Ohio, Regional, and National organizations, representing medical, environmental, housing, and community interests, are requesting $1 billion of the proposed more than $5 billion the state will receive in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to be dedicated to residential full lead service line replacements. Ohio is second in […]

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Freshwater Weekly: April 23, 2021

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April 23, 2021 This week: Celebrate Earth Day By Raising Your Voice + People Aren’t Drinking Their Tap Water Because They Don’t Trust It + Pipeline Tunnel Review to Consider Greenhouse Gas Emissions + Ontario Agencies to Test Smelt for Forever Chemicals (PFAS) Celebrate Earth Day By Raising Your Voice Community water leaders from around the Great […]

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Freshwater Weekly: April 16, 2021

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April 16, 2021 In preparation for Earth Day next week, this issue brings opportunities for celebration and action. This week: PFAS Action Act Would Set Drinking Water Standards + Don’t Miss the Celebration + Keep Water On–Restore the Prohibition on Water Shutoffs! + High Levels of Lead in Drinking Water – We Need Faster Action National PFAS Action Act Would […]

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Freshwater Weekly: April 9, 2021

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April 9, 2021 This week: Celebrate Freshwater Heroes, April 22nd Virtual Event + Keep Water On–Restore the Prohibition on Water Shutoffs! + Illinois Has the Most Lead Water Infrastructure + Michigan Governor Uses Defense Law on PFAS Clean-up at Air Force Base + Stop U.S. EPA’s Rule to Loosen Criminal Enforcement Standards for State Clean Water Act Programs  […]

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Freshwater Weekly: April 2, 2021

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April 2, 2021 This week: Pandemic Relief Bill Includes Water Funding – What Your Community Can Do + Community Based Opportunity: NEW Communications Grant + New York Resources for Water Quality – Let’s Share Online Tools + More Than 500 Families in the Town of Campbell, Wisconsin Ask for Water + In Ohio, Virtual Walleye Help Solve […]

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Freshwater Weekly: March 26, 2021

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March 26, 2021 This week: Women, Water, & Wellness Provides Support to Nonprofits + Fix-A-Leak Program Will Repair Plumbing for 200 Michigan Residents + Wetland Permit for Mine Suspended to Assess Impacts on Tribal Waters Women, Water, & Wellness Provides Support to Nonprofits With so much happening in families and the world around us during COVID-19 as […]

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Freshwater Weekly: March 19, 2021

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March 19, 2021 This week: Helping Others Make a Difference: Board Spotlight + Michigan Residents Outraged by 8-month Disclosure Gap on PFAS + New York Legislature Moving Budget Bills for COVID Recovery, But Excludes Water Shut-Off Protections +Flint Water Crisis Update–Attorneys Want Large Percentage of Settlement Fees + World Water Day Helping Others Make a Difference: Board […]

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