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Ten Threats to the Great Lakes Point source pollution
All | 1) Invasive Species | 2) Nonpoint source pollution | 3) Shoreline development/Wetlands | 4) Cargo ship channels | 5) Point source pollution | 6) Disappearing native species | 7) Pollution hot spots | 8) Air pollution deposition | 9) Polluted beaches | 10) Water withdrawals

SEWAGE IN THE LAKES

The next report is part of coverage of a threat called "point source pollution." The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mark Brush reports on how some pipes are still dumping pollution into the Lakes.


CHEMICAL VALLEY SPILLS

The next report in our series, Ten Threats to the Great Lakes, reveals that we still have a long way to go to eliminate pollution in the lakes. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Rick Pluta reports on how one of the biggest problem spots isn't in the U.S., but in Canada.



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