SEML History Star Telegram

Star Telegram FLASHBACK – 1985! Headline: • Eagle Mountain’s quality stirs worry • Eagle mountain quality stirs concern o …treated sewage is pumped directly into the lake o “…four pending development projects may require new treatment plants…” o “it’s going to affect not only the immediate homeowners but affect people who use the lake for recreation purposes” • Association formed to monitor Eagle Mountain o “I believe there already is a health problem…” -Hal Sparks, President of Save the Lake o “The group intends to monitor four existing plants…and to monitor proceedings and hearings on two new proposed sites…” As a result of the work of people who love Eagle Mountain Lake, SEML, Inc. was established and a moratorium on permits for new treatment plants dumping in the lake was established – and is still in effect today.