The EPA and the State of Michigan designated the entire region as a potential environmental disaster. The deterioration and pollution were so bad that the label of “Area of Concern” was slapped on the Saginaw Bay in 1987 and has not been lifted for 30 years. We examine what has happened in that time.
CHICAGO (May 31, 2012) – In 2012 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the creation of an advisory board. This was to support federal agencies with the implementation of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the updated Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. The new board, the federal government’s first advisory committee on Great Lakes issues, … Read more Great Lakes Restoration Initiative EPA Advisory Board