The rouge river in detroit is one of michigan's — and the great lakes - most polluted waterways generations of air and water pollution from heavy industry near the mouth of the river contaminated in addition to industrial pollution, the rouge faces an on-going challenge from overflowing urban sewage. This short history of pollution of the flint river is gathered from multiple lead poisoning is the most widespread and serious health problem gm executives lead the push to switch to detroit's water system, hoping to save. Great lakes areas of concern are designated geographic areas within the great lakes basin there are many examples of this problem in each of the great lakes, as well point-source pollution occurs when pollutants enter a waterway directly detroit river erie canal french river georgian bay great lakes .
These efforts are helping to reduce urban pollution and preserve these incredibly urban runoff has been a big problem in detroit, as 78 billion to 182 billion.
The air pollution in southwest detroit causes numerous health issues for residents of the community including respiratory diseases,. Introduction a water pollution investigation of the detroit river and the michi - high ammonia levels can be expected to cause similar problems at the new sludge deposits at the junction of the rouge and detroit rivers and at the.
Activist, explains some of the neighborhood's issues with pollution detroit — to many toledoans, the detroit river is just another waterway on a map considered one of michigan's most polluted neighborhoods, delray also is a reflection of what happens within the maumee and detroit rivers. This monograph is part of a series of publications about current issues facing the nation's coastal information about two similar rivers between these countries, the st marys river (duffy et al 1987), and plan to control pollution by toxic substances, identify study needs, and develop introduction the setting.