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.

Michigan combat center tests positive for contamination

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By Amy Biolchini | abiolch1@mlive.com

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Former US military base sites in South Korea heavy with contamination.

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These food and beverage companies are leading on conservation.

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Why Southern Nevada is fighting to build a 250-mile water pipeline.

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Trump’s global resorts put profit first, environment last, critics say.

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Belmont residents in pollution path wade into legislative debate.

By Garret Ellison gellison@mlive.com

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In-depth firefighting foam contamination tests at Albatross and Jervis Bay.

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A landmark California plan puts floodplains back in business.

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

The premise underlying nearly a half century of U.S. environmental law is that no one has a right to poison the air and water that all Americans consume. Under Scott Pruitt’s direction, the Environmental Protection Agency seems just fine with increasing Americans’ exposure to industrial toxins as long as it fulfills President Donald Trump’s promise to revive the nation’s moribund coal industry.

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

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Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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