PROTECTING WHAT HAS BEEN GAINED IN THE BLACK RIVER

Based on a Public Symposium convened by the Black River Remedial Action Plan Coordinating Committee and the International Joint Commission's Great Lakes Water Quality Board on October 8, 1998 in Lorain, Ohio

March, 1999

ISBN 1-894280-06-7


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

STATUS OF AND PERSPECTIVES ON THE BLACK RIVER

BREAKOUT GROUP DISCUSSIONS OF WATERSHED ISSUES

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

APPENDIX I - Symposium Program
APPENDIX II - List of Symposium Participants
APPENDIX III - International Joint Commission Student Forum. Oberlin College


Black River RAP Contacts and Web Sites

Ken Pearce, RAP Chair
c/o Lorain County General Health District
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Telephone: 440-322-6367

John Beeker, RAP Secretary
c/o Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency
1299 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Telephone: 216-241-2414

George Espy
c/o Seventh Generation
25 Lake Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Telephone: 440-322-4187

Ted Conlin, RAP Coordinator
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Northeast District Office
2110 East Aurora Road
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
Telephone: 330-963-1131

Key web sites:

http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/aoc/blackriver.html
http://chagrin.epa.state.oh.us/
http://oberlin.edu/
http://www.noaca.org
http:/www.ijc.org/conseil_board/water_greatlakes/en/glwqb_home_accueil.htm