Is the glass half empty or half full? This is a common expression used by people to perceive situations or events. It is truly a philosophical question that points out that a particular situation can be viewed either optimistically (half full) or pessimistically (half empty), depending upon an individual’s perspective. This question is frequently used to demonstrate that in many situations individuals can perceive them as an opportunity or as trouble, depending upon an individual’s point of view.
In my previous post I documented the revival of these four rivers. However, considerable remediation and restoration work is needed to restore the physical, chemical, and biological integrity of these rivers consistent with the goals of the Clean Water Act and U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
|City of Dearborn and many partners restoring riparian habitat along the Rouge River in Ford Field (Photo Credit: City of Dearborn)|