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- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Host Public Engagement Sessions On Great Lakes Restoration
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Threats from Toxic Pollution
Persistent, high concentrations of pollutants in the soil of rivers and harbors in the Great Lakes threaten the health of people, fish and wildlife. They also drive down home property values. We can change that. By removing toxic mud and sludge from Great Lakes rivers and harbors, restoration programs are helping local communities redefine their waterfronts, inspire new business development and attract people to the shores of the Great Lakes. Read about the Great Lakes Areas of Concern from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.