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Oil pipeline construction in Minnesota ruptured an aquifer. Officials say it’s the 4th time

Jul. 28, 2023 11:48 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A fourth aquifer breach has been confirmed in northern Minnesota stemming from a Canadian oil company’s construction of an oil pipeline replacement in the region, state officials said. Officials with Enbridge Energy and the Minnesota Department of Natural...

After closure in June, Chattahoochee River reopens

Jul. 19, 2023 16:22 PM EDT

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — After a spill closed parts of the Chattahoochee River last month in Georgia, officials said Wednesday the waterway is back open to the public. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area closed sections of the river in late June as a precaution after...