Michigan combat center tests positive for contamination.

A combat center in northern Michigan has become the third military installation in the state to test positive for contaminated groundwater.

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The EPA acts more like a friend and less like a regulator of utilities.

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Clean water vs. farm profits at heart of fertilizer-rule debate.

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