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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
Restrictions on Dredging Activities
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CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT
Estimated remaining volume of contaminated sediment within the AOC: 400,000 cu. yds.

Remediation to Date
Project Name: Amount Remediated: Remediation Cost:
no information no information no information

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
$4,000,000 is available for sediment clean up
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WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE
Improvements to Wastewater Infrastructure - Dollars Spent:
Secondary treatment system on-line no information

Identified Future Costs for Wastewater Infra. - Dollars Needed:
no information no information
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HABITAT
Projects / Proposals / Costs:
Michigan DNR drained the lake to kill contaminated fish. Restocked lake with fingerlings. Mercury levels remain higher than levels found in other lakes in the area.
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues, including National Priority List (NPL) sites:
no information
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: Stephen Hopkins
U.S. EPA - Superior Team
515 W. First St., Suite 320
Duluth, MN   55802
(218) 720-5738
State: Sharon Baker
Michigan DEQ
P.O. Box 30273
Lansing, MI   48909
(517) 335-3310
Local / PAC: Scott Chilman
Deer Lake AOC Public Action Council
102 South Main Street
Ishpeming, MI   49849
(906) 486-9982


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.