Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
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Industrial Waste Water Operator Pollution Prevention

Project Information

Award Amount:$40,000.00
Dollars Leveraged:$2,105.00
Start-End Dates:10/1/92-2/15/95
Description:Summary: Michigan has eight major dischargers to Lake Superior: four industrial, and four municipal.
This project focused on pollution prevention training for the Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP)
that treat the waste from these dischargers. Michigan developed pollution prevention training
materials specific to the operation of a WWTP and to the pollutants of concern for Lake Superior.

Environmental Results/Products: Staff conducted training in Lansing and Marquette, Michigan in January 1995. Staff developed the Pollution Prevention Training Manual for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators which is available on the Internet for downloading. The address is:


Funding Organizations

Below is a list of organizations with individual contacts that are funding this project.

U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office - Primary Contact

77 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, Illinois 60604
There are no individuals in this organization
associated with this project.

Organizations Receiving Funding

Below is a list of organizations with individual contacts that are receiving funding for this project.

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Primary Contact

Environmental Science & Services Division
PO Box 30457
Lansing, Michigan 30457
p: 800-662-9278
Individual Contacts

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


One East Hazelwood Drive; Champaign, IL; 61820; (800) 407-0261;