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Muskegon Lake Area of Concern Delisting Targets and Beneficial Use Impairment Removal Documents

 

Beneficial Use Impairment Removal Documentation

For Additional information regarding Areas of Concern, visit: Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) Office of the Great Lakes

 

DEGRADATION OF AESTHETICS 

  • Ryerson Creek at United Way, Saw Dust Removal-BOD

 

BEACH CLOSINGS – BUI Removed 2015

– EPA Approval to Remove Beach Closings Beneficial Use Impairment, August 2015

– Office of the Great Lakes Recommendation, July 2015

– Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Recommendation, May 2015

– Storm Water System Map, 2010

– Muskegon County Wastewater Management System Map with Years of Improvements, June 2010

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Recommendation, September 2014

 

DEGRADATION OF BENTHOS

  • Biological and Water Chemistry Surveys of the Muskegon River Watershed Basin, EGLE, 2016 Data, NOT AVAILABLE AS OF 6/19/19

 

SEDIMENT REMEDIATION

 

TRIBUTARY BIOTA SURVEY REPORTS

    • Little Bear Creek and Unnamed Tributary (GVSU-Rediske)
    • Muskegon River-South, Near Getty Street (GVSU-Rediske)
    • Muskegon River-North, Near Mouth to Lake (GVSU-Rediske)

 

RESTRICTIONS ON DREDGING ACTIVITIES – BUI Removed 2011

– EPA Approval to Remove Restrictions on Dredging Beneficial Use Impairment, September 2011

– Office of the Great Lakes Recommendation, September 2011

– Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Recommendation, June 2011

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Recommendation, August 2011

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Public Meeting Minutes, July 2011

 

RESTRICTIONS ON DRINKING WATER CONSUMPTION OR TASTE AND ODOR PROBLEMS – BUI Removed 2013

– EPA Approval to Remove Restrictions on Drinking Water Consumption or Taste and Odor Problems Beneficial Use Impairment, February 2013

– Office of the Great Lakes Recommendation, December 2012

– Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Recommendation, August 2012

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Recommendation, June 2012

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Public Meeting Minutes, May 2012

EUTROPHICATION OR UNDESIRABLE ALGAE

 

RESTRICTIONS ON FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSUMPTION – BUI Removed 2013

– EPA Approval to Remove Restrictions on Fish and Wildlife Consumption Beneficial Use Impairment, February 2013

– Office of the Great Lakes Recommendation, December 2012

– Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Recommendation, July 2012

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Recommendation, July 2012

– Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Public Meeting Minutes, July 2012

LOSS OF FISH AND WILDLIFE HABITAT

 

PROJECT FACT SHEETS

 

MILL DEBRIS

DEGRADATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE POPULATIONS