Many Michigan beaches were closed after pollution warnings, as Labor Day weekend approached.
According to the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, as of Friday afternoon, 8 beaches have been closed and warnings issued due to high levels of bacteria, including 4 beaches in southeast Michigan.
Beaches in southeast Michigan include:
Big Seven Lake – Seven Lakes State Park in Oakland County
Independence Lake – Independence Lake County Park in Washtenaw County
Lake St. Clair – St. Clair Shores Memorial Park Beach in Macomb County
Lake St. Clair – H.C.M.A. – Lake St. Clair Metropark Beach in Macomb County
Other beaches include:
Houghton Lake – Lakeview Waterfront Park in Roscommon County
Saginaw Bay-Lake Huron – Singing Bridge Beach in Arenac County
Lake Bellaire – Richardi Park in Antrim County
Lake Huron – Port Sanilac Park in Sanilac County