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Partners in Restoring Deer Lake AOC

Conifers dusted with snow are reflected in Deer Lake on a gray day

Beginning in 2010, EPA awarded the City of Ishpeming a total of $8 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to complete the Deer Lake restoration project.

The City of Ishpeming also contributed $700,000 to the restoration project.

MDEQ is responsible for executing many of the remedial actions that have occurred at Deer Lake. Additionally, they publish the remedial action plan documents.

Visit MDCH's website for the most up-to-date information regarding fish consumption and their "Eat Safe Fish" guide.