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(This section includes Stage of RAP development, Beneficial Use Impairments and their delisting targets, and information on whether the AOC has been accurately mapped.)
Stage of RAP Development: 1

Are electronic maps available that include the AOC's geographic boundaries and associated sources of pollution? No

Beneficial Use Impairments (BUI):
(The BUI will appear underlined if a delisting target has been determined.
If underlined, click on the BUI to display the delisting target.)
Restriction on Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Degradation of Fish and Wildlife Population
Fish Tumor or Other Deformities
Degradation of Benthos
Restrictions on Dredging Activities
Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat
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CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT
Estimated remaining volume of contaminated sediment within the AOC: no information

Remediation to Date
Project Name: Amount Remediated: Remediation Cost:
Fields Brooks 12,100 cu. yds. no information

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
Lower River and Harbor 500,000 cu. yds. $42,000,000
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WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE
Improvements to Wastewater Infrastructure - Dollars Spent:
no information no information

Identified Future Costs for Wastewater Infra. - Dollars Needed:
no information no information
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HABITAT
Projects / Proposals / Costs:
6 restoration proposals developed using economic and ecological valuation models.
Assessing installation of fish spawning structure.
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues, including National Priority List (NPL) sites:
Regular dredging prevented due to contaminated sediment-impeding navigation.
$7M dedicated for the River's remediation-$ being held in interest bearing account.
NPL Sites: (contact U.S. EPA for more information)
The following are Field Brook Operable Units:
  • Millennium Inorganic Chemical TiCl 4 Facility
  • Acme Scrap Iron and Metal/South Sewer
  • North Sewers
  • Conrail
  • RMI Metals
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: Rick Nagle
U.S. EPA
77 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL   60604-3507
(312) 353-8222
State: Natalie Farber
Ohio EPA Division of Surface Water
P.O. Box 1049
1800 Watermark Dr.
Columbus, OH   43216-1049
(614) 644-2143
Local / PAC: PAC Co-chairs:

Carl Anderson
2916 Fairview Dr.
Ashtabula, OH   44004
(440) 998-1969

Leonard Eames
2000 Great Lakes Ave.
Ashtabula, OH   44004
(440) 964-9621

Rick Brewer
Ashtabula River Partnership
1123 Bridge Street
Ashtabula, OH   44004
(440) 964-0277


Please Note: Values provided are intended as indicators only, and may not capture all expenditures or work done. Summary is based on best available Information. "No Information" indicates relevant information was not available at time of publication.