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Road salt contaminating west side well, officials say

Water utility to conduct multi-year study to fix problem

Road salt being used on Madison's west side has contaminated a well with sodium and chloride, and may require a very expensive solution, according to the Madison Water Utility.

GM plans to work with city, DNR to clean up Rock River

General Motors officials said they are working with the city of Janesville and the state Department of Natural Resources after a study of the Rock River near the former auto plant revealed results consistent with a city study from January that turned up pollution on the site.