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Update: SS Badger, America’s Last Coal Fired Ship No Longer Dumping Ash

Next season, the SS Badger may no longer be the “the filthiest ship on the Great Lakes.”  With the end of the current sailing season, SS Badger will no longer dump coal ash into Lake Michigan.  For years, there has been … Continue reading

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Update: EPA Consent Decree Allows SS Badger to Keep Sailing and Dumping Coal Ash for Two More Years

Toward the end of last year, we posted about the the battle over the continued operation of the SS Badger, the last coal-fired passenger vessel operating on the Great Lakes.  To her admirers she is a national treasure.  To her detractors she … Continue reading

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Update: SS Badger – Days May Be Numbered as Special Provision Removed from Funding Bill

We recently posted about the SS Badger, a 410-foot long coal-fired passenger and vehicle ferry operating in Lake Michigan and the last coal-fired passenger vessel operating on the Great Lakes. Her supporters call her a national treasure, while to her … Continue reading

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