Indiana’s facilities discharged more than 378 million pounds of pollutants into Lake Michigan

Posted on December 27, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

FROM – pouring it into Lake Michigan

The Clean Water Act set out to “virtually eliminate” discharges to U.S. waterways by 1985. But a Post-Tribune analysis shows Indiana’s major facilities discharged more than 378 million pounds of pollutants into Lake Michigan and its tributaries in just one year.

 
Dumping of nearly all pollutants discharged by Indiana’s 33 major polluters has fallen dramatically since 1979. The Clean Water Act has made a difference.
Link from David Dempsey
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