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Chicago suburbs covet Lake Michigan water

In what could be the state's largest collective gulp of Lake Michigan water in nearly two decades, 10 suburbs are seeking approval to tap the vast but closely guarded natural resource.

dateJan 14, 2010 in Environment
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Using less energy for more water

Professor Kevin Lansey, head of the department of civil engineering and engineering mechanics at The University of Arizona, and four of his UA colleagues have been awarded $2 million by the National Science Foundation to ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Environment
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Israeli sperm bank posts diminishing returns

Wall Street giants are not the only banks hit by diminishing assets. New research for an Israeli sperm bank shows that depositors are 40 per cent less fertile than a decade ago, the Haaretz daily reported.

dateMay 11, 2009 in Other
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Biofuel production: a drink-or-drive issue?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Federal requirements to increase the production of ethanol has developed into a "drink-or-drive issue" in the Midwest as a result of biofuel production's impact on water supplies and water ...

dateApr 30, 2009 in Environment
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