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E-M:/ Deal is reached over Detroit River pollution



Agreement still awaits judge's approval
 
After 11 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wayne County and 13 metro Detroit communities have settled a consent decree to stop the pollution of the Detroit River.

The EPA filed the lawsuit against the county and the communities in March 1987; the sides reached a consent agreement in 1994.

http://www.freep.com/news/metro/epa27e_20050427.htm