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Antelope Creek in Lincoln
Removed From Impaired Waters List

August 18, 2018 -- City of Lincoln, state and federal officials announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. EPA's Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed from the list in the last 15 years, and only 14 of those are in urban areas.



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