Sappi paper mill contamination not reaching Muskegon Lake, DEQ officials tell citizens

Source:, October 1, 2012
By: Dave Alexander

More than 150 people jammed Muskegon City Hall on Monday to hear the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality give an update on the environmental situation at the former paper mill on Muskegon Lake.
Citizens were told by state environmental regulators that there are known contaminated “hot spots” on the interior of the 120-acre property that for 109 years was a paper manufacturing site. Sappi Fine Paper, based in South Africa, ended paper-making operations in 2009. Read more.

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