Michiganders care deeply about the Great Lakes. We should be able to swim at Sleeping Bear Dunes and bring our children to Sand Point Beach without worrying about beach closings or getting sick from elevated bacteria level
In 2007, a Chicago Tribune investigation documented that Indiana allowed the massive BP refinery in Whiting to increase the amount of pollutants it released into the lake water that's used by millions of people for drinking, fishing and recreation. Permitting the oil company to dump high levels of mercury, ammonia and suspended solids helped to clear the way for a big expansion of the refinery.
The macomb couty public health department (mcph) issued an unsafe 7 warning swim. The warning is typically associated with high levels of E. coli bacteria.
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