Environment: Who Will Stop the Snow?

The Midwest digs out from its worst blizzard in memory

From Milwaukee to Muncie, from South Bend to St. Joe, wherever the four winds blow, they were blowing snow. The Midwest lay cold and, to a certain extent, lifeless last week under the region's worst blizzard in memory. Some 3 ft. of snow immobilized Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and parts of Kansas, Michigan and Wisconsin. Temperatures dropped as low as 19° F below zero, putting a hard crust on the blanket and turning whole counties into blocks of ice. Said Allen Pearson, director of...

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