Jan 24, 2008

EPA to Host Saginaw Bay Meeting

Meeting will update public on environmental issues facing Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Great Lakes National Program Office will host a meeting to update the public on a variety of environmental issues affecting Michigan's Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. The meeting will be held Jan. 31 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Saginaw Valley University's Curtiss Hall, Banquet Rooms A & B, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, Mich.

The meeting will update the public on issues affecting the bay including nutrient levels, invasive species, chemical contamination and EPA's cleanup activities in the area. A question-and-answer session will follow presentations by EPA staff.

Saginaw River and Bay has been identified as a Great Lakes "Area of Concern." This international designation applies to very polluted areas along the shores of the Great Lakes.

For more information or special accommodations at the meeting, contact Patti Krause, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, 800.621.8431 x69506, weekdays 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.