On the shores of Lake St. Clair, the communities of Michigan’s 9th Congressional District are intimately tied to the Great Lakes, both reaping the benefits and feeling the impacts of life where the land meets the water.

  • Ice conditions and water levels influence decision-making and recreation in the district’s port areas, including the Clinton River harbor.
  • As the first place in the Great Lakes where invasive zebra mussels were found, Lake St. Clair’s communities feel the economic impact of invasive species and cannot afford further losses from a potential Asian carp invasion.

Read more below about how CIGLR and our partners are working for safer, healthier, and more prosperous communities in Michigan’s 9th District.