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Waterways at Risk:

How Low-Impact Development Can Reduce Runoff Pollution in Michigan

by Travis Madsen, Frontier Group; Mike Shriberg, PIRGIM Education Fund

Executive Summary

In the last decade, it has become increasingly clear that irresponsible land use must be controlled in order to restore and protect Michigan waterways and the Great Lakes. Waterways at Risk identifies areas of the state vulnerable to development-caused water quality problems, and suggests policy ideas to protect and restore water resources with low-impact development and smart-growth techniques.

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