Saginaw Bay Pollution – Definitively Contaminated For Over 30 Years

Beach on Saginaw Bay During Low Water in 2016

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.