Saturday , 26 May 2018

May 9, 2018 E-News

Mishicot flood leads to sewage system backup, water in six homes and businesses:  Six homes and businesses in the areas of Main and Washington streets in Mishicot were flooded after heavy rains last weekend led to a backed-up sewage system.  https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2018/05/08/mishicot-flood-leads-sewage-backup-water-six-homes-and-downtown-businesses/590233002/

Green Bay family struggling after flood from water main break:  Matt and Brooke Sorenson say they’re facing thousands of dollars in repair costs after a water main break near their Green Bay home resulted in their basement filling with 55 inches of water.  https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/videos/news/local/2018/05/06/green-bay-family-struggling-after-flood-water-main-break/34641957/

EPA investigates possible groundwater contamination in central Wisconsin as worries grow:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigated potential groundwater contamination in central Wisconsin this week after longstanding complaints over the health impact farms may pose to drinking water.  https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/2018/05/04/epa-investigates-possible-groundwater-contamination-central-wisconsin-worries-grow/579422002/

Metallic mining moratorium moves forward:  The Marinette County Development Committee voted 7-0 on Tuesday to recommend that the full county board adopt an ordinance establishing an 18-month moratorium on the permitting and/or development of metallic mines.  http://ehextra.com/Content/News/News-Articles/Article/Metallic-mining-moratorium-moves-forward/12/35/47041

Dog rescued from Colorado wastewater treatment plant:  A 2-year-old English mastiff led astray by an escape-prone hound dog is happy to be home, but still stinks after being found stranded in muck at a wastewater treatment plant in Colorado.  http://lacrossetribune.com/news/national/dog-rescued-from-colorado-wastewater-treatment-plant/article_46e81f3f-80c0-567b-9b67-32e31a3436fe.html

Quote:  “Newfoundland dogs are good to save children from drowning, but you must have a pond of water handy and a child, or else there is no profit in boarding a Newfoundland.”  Josh Billings

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