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Detroit-area Students to Assess Rouge River Health

Detroit-Area Students to Assess Rouge River Health Metro Detroit, Mich. Over 550 students from...

Get Outside and Do Some Good this Weekend - Caring for the Rouge River

Friends of the Rouge, a Dearborn based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the Rouge...

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Rouge River Mystery Spill of 2002

The natural resource trustees for the 2002 Rouge River Mystery Oil Spill have released their Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan for public review and comment.

Comments should be submitted no later than November 6, 2015.

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