Lake Huron Basin Update – U.S. Side

Lake Huron Basin Update – U.S. Side

At the close of a recent public comment period on a proposed Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) General Permit (GP) for vegetation removal on Great Lakes bottomlands (beach dooming), comments opposed (over 500) vastly outnumbered those in support (about 30) – a factor of 16 to 1. While the DEQ has not said if it will abandon the proposed beach dooming GP, the agency would be hard pressed to justify moving forward given the overwhelming opposition.



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