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GRAND RAPIDS Results are in from Ottawa County's 1998 annual stream and lake
testing program, and while most beaches are safe for body contact, a new site 
has environmental health officials concerned.

KALAMAZOO The city of Kalamazoo is preparing to apply for up to $6 million in 
state environmental funds to clean up and develop portions of the 
Kalamazoo River.

MIDLAND - Dow Chemical Co. and state officials say it's too early for 
specifics, but they are suggesting that dioxin-tainted soil around the 
company's plant may pose little or no danger to human health.

JACKSON The Asian longhorned beetle is one of the latest exotic pests to make
to the shores of the United States and state officials are worried the 
insect could have a devastating effect on Michigan trees if it gets loose

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