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Partly treated sewage is still running into Blackstone River

Jun. 10, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — A wastewater treatment plant in Rhode Island has been discharging sewage that's only partly treated into the Blackstone River all week, state environmental officials said Friday. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management warned residents on...

Partly treated sewage found running into Blackstone River

Jun. 05, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Environmental officials are urging residents to avoid a stretch of the Blackstone River after finding that sewage was leaking into the river from a wastewater treatment plant on Sunday. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said it's...

Fetus found in sewage at wastewater plant

May. 31, 2022 20:39 PM EDT

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say the remains of what appears to be an early second trimester fetus were found Tuesday in the drain system of a Natchez wastewater treatment plant. The Natchez Democrat reported that Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten said the...

UN nuclear agency chief: Fukushima transparency important

May. 20, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency stressed the importance of transparency on Friday after visiting the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant, where he observed preparations for the release of treated radioactive wastewater that has prompted concerns inside...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

May. 09, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Tuesday is the Nebraska primary. Don’t forget to vote. Citizens of Nebraska, it’s time to vote. The state’s primary election is Tuesday, May 10. Don’t miss this opportunity to help choose local and...