Cleanup removes tons of mercury from a Michigan lake

A $10 million project funded largely by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative removed 43,000 cubic yards of sediment containing mercury and petroleum compounds from the bottom of Muskegon Lake, in west Michigan.

The project will help reduce fish contaminants and advance efforts to get the lake removed from a list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. Read more here. 

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