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Partners in Restoring Manistique River AOC


Beginning in 2010, EPA awarded a total of $5.2 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to restore the Manistique River AOC.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is also contributing to cleanup efforts. The administration’s marine debris removal project is being funded by Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

USGS is determing the quanity of exposure and effects of both historical and new contaminants at AOCs across the Great Lakes.

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