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Omar Mouallem confesses his cottage sins: Envy

Pride, wrath, envy, sloth, lust, greed, gluttony—the cottage can bring out the best and the worst in us. We asked seven of Canada’s top writers to come clean about their cottage sins. I Have a Confession to Make… My mom always has something on her phone to show me. It’s guaranteed to be pictures of children, usually … Continued

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US Steel: Plant’s orange plume had elevated iron levels

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel says a northwestern Indiana plant’s discharge of elevated levels of iron were the cause of an orange plume that entered a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of several nearby beaches and a water treatment facility.

Company spokeswoman Amanda Malkowski said in a statement late Monday that an analysis of the discharge from the U.S.

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US Steel shuts down Indiana plant after wastewater discharge

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel temporarily shuttered operations at a northwest Indiana plant Monday after it leaked an orange substance into a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of a water treatment facility and several nearby beaches.

The U.S. Steel Midwest plant in Portage has been idled as a precaution “after experiencing an upset condition with the finishing line wastewater treatment plant,” U.S.

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Can you guess how lockdowns affected different cottage birds?

Can you guess how lockdowns affected different cottage birds?

In the quiet months following the initial COVID-19 lockdowns, it was easy to imagine that birds and many other wildlife species might be able to, finally, give a sigh of relief as human traffic plummeted. As traffic declined, so did air pollution, noise, and risks of getting run over by a speeding van carrying a … Continued

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Dragonfly, kangaroos among Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have released a list of images shortlisted for the 2021 competition. After receiving hundreds of images from around the globe, the list has been narrowed to 42. Members of the public are encouraged to vote for the image that made them laugh out loud the loudest for the Affinity Photo … Continued

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