The head of Great Lakes Water Authority announced this week that she will resign, weeks after thousands of homes were damaged by sewage backups during a tremendous storm. Read the full story by Associated Press and Crain’s Detroit Business.
Perhaps the most disturbing conclusion of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report is the permanence of climate impacts. Changes like shrinking ice sheets, rising sea levels and oxygen depletion and acidification of the oceans are deemed “irreversible for centuries to millennia.” Read the full story by The Intelligencer. Read the full story Tags:…
Can I have a flush toilet in my outhouse? What is the proper set-up?—Dan Aubertin, via Facebook This isn’t as bonkers a notion as we initially thought. We’ve come to realize that you must want to plumb a toilet in the outhouse to a regular septic system and not, say, drop a toilet overtop of…
Huron County OPP are investigating a recent break-and-enter theft that occurred at a business in Clinton.
In January, the Facebook group “Kincardinites Concerned for our Trees” popped up on Facebook after a number of citizens were concerned about the clear-cutting of a wooded lot off of Golf Links. The group aimed to collectively research tree protection by-laws that are practised in other Municipalities, with the end-goal of having similar by-laws in […]
By Drew Costley, AP Science Writer
Oxygen levels have dropped in hundreds of lakes in the United States and Europe over the last four decades, a new study found.
And the authors said declining oxygen could lead to increased fish kills, algal blooms and methane emissions.