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Brown Bridge Dam failure report released

Sandy beaches may be what dreamy travel magazines are made of, but sand was the downfall of a Traverse City Dam removal that failed nearly two years ago.

The state has released a report detailing the investigation of the Brown Bridge Dam. It says internal erosion of a temporary dewatering structure was the most likely cause. That erosion, the report said was the result of unstable subsurface soil. Read more

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DNR announces first recipients for new aquatic habitat grant

Michigan announced this week its initial $1 million investment into the new Aquatic Habitat Grant program.
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