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ND waters not seeing threats from coal plants

A recent report compiling nationwide data shows that North Dakota’s rivers and lakes are not seeing serious side effects from local coal-fired power plants. Mercury, arsenic, and lead are typical byproducts the plants could be releasing, and the report indicates that local, natural water sources are not showing high levels. The state health department says they will continue to monitor levels and be aware of power plant activity. Read the full article in the Fargo Forum.

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