The driver of a pick-up truck was arrested and charged with impaired driving after the vehicle drove through the front wall of a home on Owen Sound’s east side early Sunday morning. Read More
The public, stakeholders, and partners have until October 7 to comment on the new rules and registry, and the government hopes to publish draft regulations by the middle of next year.
From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
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- Tribune report shows six of 10 Illinoisans drinking tap water with toxic chemicals; Conte says chemicals found in Quincy but don’t pose serious threat – Muddy River News
A recent investigation by the Chicago Tribune says more than 8 million people in the state — 6 out of every 10 Illinoisians — are drinking tap water with toxic chemicals that build up in human blood, cause cancer and other diseases and take years to leave the body.
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has responded to just 20 requests for icebreaking on the Great Lakes this winter.
Police are reminding people to be careful about who they send intimate photos to after a 15-year-old West Perth resident fell victim to a sextortion scam.
The Grey Bruce Health Unit has issued its third Opioid Alert this month, after receiving reports of five drug overdoses in the area within a five-day period.