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Deer Lake Area of Concern

Deer Lake was designated as an Area of Concern under the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. On Oct. 30, 2014, EPA announced that Deer Lake had been removed from the binational list of AOCs. $8 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative helped remediate and restore this AOC.

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On Oct. 30, 2014, EPA announced that Deer Lake had been removed from the binational list of AOCs. The Deer Lake Area of Concern is the first U.S. site in the Lake Superior basin to be delisted.