Project curbs mercury polllution in Lake Superior basin

An $8 million project funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative re-established the natural channel of a northern Michigan creek, which for years carried mercury from underground mines to a nearby lake in the Lake Superior watershed. The restoration of Partridge Creek, which eliminated an active source of mercury entering Deer Lake, is one of the final actions needed to get Deer Lake de-listed as a Great Lakes Area of Concern. Read more here. 


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