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Muskegon Lake AOC
Muskegon Lake, located on the shoreline of Lake Michigan in the Lower Peninsula, is a 4,149-acre drowned river mouth connected to Lake Michigan by a navigation channel. The Muskegon Lake Area of Concern includes Muskegon Lake and portions of the lake's tributaries, Ruddiman, Ryerson, Four Mile, Bear, and Green Creeks and Bear Lake. Sediments within the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern were contaminated with excessive nutrients, heavy metals, petrochemicals, pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyls from historical municipal and industrial discharges to surface water.
- Muskegon Lake Fish and Wildlife Habitat and Population BUI Removal Recommendation
- Muskegon Lake Aesthetics BUI Removal Documentation
- Muskegon/White Lake Fish Consumption BUI Removal Documentation
- Muskegon Lake Drinking Water BUI Removal Documentation
- Muskegon Lake Dredging BUI Removal Documentation
- Muskegon Lake Project Highlight - Bear Creek Land Acquisition and Restoration
- Muskegon Lake Beach Closings BUI Removal Documentation
- Muskegon Lake Stage 2 Remedial Action Plan
- Muskegon Lake Remedial Action Plan update
- Muskegon Lake Remedial Action Plan (1987): contact Stephanie Swart at SwartS@michigan.gov or 517-331-3779
- Muskegon Lake AOC Boundary Map
- Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership