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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
Bird or Animal Deformities or Reproductive Problems
Degradation of Benthos
Restrictions on Dredging Activities
Eutrophication or Undesirable Algae
Restrictions on Drinking Water Consumption, or Taste & Odour
Beach Closings
Degradation of Aesthetics
Degradation of Phytoplankton & Zooplankton Populations
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CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT
Estimated remaining volume of contaminated sediment within the AOC: 10,900,000 cu. yds.
within Fox River

Remediation to Date
Project Name: Amount Remediated: Remediation Cost:
Deposit 56/57 30,000 cu. yds. $9,000,000
Deposit N 7,200 cu. yds. $4,000,000
Deposit O 1,000 cu. yds. no information

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
Fox River 7,250,000 cu. yds. $308,000,000
(An estimated 339,000 cu. yds. will remain after clean-up)
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WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE
Improvements to Wastewater Infrastructure - Dollars Spent:
Green Bay Metro. Sewage District $69,000,000
City of Appleton $69,000,000
Heart of the Valley - Sewage District no information
City of Oshkosh $15,000,000
Village of Pulaski $4,500,000

Identified Future Costs for Wastewater Infra. - Dollars Needed:
no information no information
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HABITAT
Projects / Proposals / Costs:
Muskellunge reintroduced
Fingerling stocked: 10,000 in 1989; 1,283 in 1990; 2,624 in 1991; 2,259 in 1992
Created walleye spawning habitat - 335 m.
1988 - Permanent barrier to sea lamprey
1993 - Wetland inventories completed
Wetland acquired:   68 ha. in Westshore Wildlife Area, 46 ha. north of Duck Creek
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues, including National Priority List (NPL) sites:
Non point source pollution abatement projects initiated in 6 watersheds
Big Green Lake: Reduction of phosphorus and sediment loadings in East River Watershed, Lake Winnebago-East and Arrowhead-Daggets Creek
Inventories completed for Neenah Creek & Waupaca-Torrow River to determine potential load reductions
NPL Site: (contact U.S. EPA for more information)
  • Better Brite Plating Co. Chrome & Zinc Shops
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: Jim Hahnenburg
U.S. EPA
77 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL   60604-3507
(312) 353-2000
State: Greg Hill
Wisconsin DNR
(608) 267-9352
Local / PAC: John Kennedy
Science and Tech. Advisory Committee
Green Bay Metro. Sewerage District
P.O. Box 19015
Green Bay, WI 54307-9015
(920) 432-4893


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.