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Intense lake-snow effect to continue downwind the Great Lakes

The lake-effect snow, affecting regions downwind the Great Lakes since December 8, 2016, is expected to continue into the weekend. A deadly pile up caused three deaths and several injuries in Central Michigan, so far. 40 vehicles were involved in a crash, caused by...

December 09, 2016

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Fallen leaves add similar amounts of mercury to the environment as precipitation

Fallen autumn leaves transfer as much, if not more, hazardous mercury from the atmosphere to the environment as does precipitation each year, according to recent U.S. Geological Survey research.Mercury is an environmental contaminant that accumulates in fish and food

August 08, 2011