Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Brings New Life to Old Toxic Waste Site

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is bringing much optimism to the region, and recently scored another big win for the State of Michigan! Recently, the EPA announced the cleanup of the former Zephyr Oil Refinery site, a project totalling $16 million dollars. Toxic chemicals, blight, and various sediments were removed from the site. Placing of new soil and seeding, tree and flower planting are just some of the efforts by the state to restore natural wildlife habitats back to the location.More