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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, May 30:

A picture of tunnel boring machine nicknamed Rosie
KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

The City of Akron is working to improve its 100 year old sewage system.

Dubbed Akron Waterways Renewed!, the project is federally mandated and aims to eliminate the discharge of sanitary sewage, which contains human excrement, into the Cuyahoga River. 

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, July 24:

Great Lakes Commission Takes Aim at Sewage Overflows

Nov 27, 2017
Satellite image of the Great Lakes
USGS

A new collaboration between the Great Lakes Commission and Lawrence Technological University in Michigan takes aim at sewer overflows that are polluting the Great Lakes.

Sewer overflows -- sometimes millions of gallons -- plague many cities in the Great Lakes region. The biggest cities, like Chicago, Toronto and Detroit, all have that problem. And in Niagara Falls, N.Y., heavy rains caused severe overflows that discolored the Niagara River this summer.