The first off-shore wind turbines in the U.S. were installed off the coast of Rhode Island.

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• The first off-shore wind turbines in the U.S. have been installed off the coast of Rhode Island. (Fortune)

The Portland Public School District revised a statement on its website instead of directly labeling sinks that were unsafe for drinking water. Visual: Faungg/Flickr

• Emails from the Portland Public School District show that officials knew water from school taps was unsafe, but declined to post warning signs for fear that they’d be too alarming. (The Oregonian)

• A traffic-straddling bus had its first test-run in China last week, though skeptics have pointed out that it may cause more problems than it solves. (New York Times)

• Years of hunting, trapping and habitat disturbance may have wiped out the world’s longest-studied wolf pack in Denali, Alaska. (The Guardian)

• The National Institutes of Health has announced plans to lift the ban on funding research that uses stem cells created from part-human, part-animal embryos. (NPR)

• In a study published Monday, researchers now say there is a comprehensive link between global warming and the increase in cases of water-borne food poisoning around the world. (Associated Press)

• Florida is investigating yet another case of Zika, this time in Palm Beach County. The infected person had recently travelled to Miami, where active transmission has been taking place. (Miami Herald)

• A new study says climate change, not overfishing, is to blame for the decline of fish catches in Africa’s oldest lake. (BBC)

• And finally, a proposal to designate the country’s first Atlantic marine national monument has been met with praise from conservationists — and anger from fishermen. (LA Times)

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