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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
Tainting of Fish & Wildlife Flavor
Degradation of Fish and Wildlife Population
Fish Tumor or Other Deformities
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
Added Cost to Agriculture & Industry
Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat
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CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT
Estimated remaining volume of contaminated sediment within the AOC: 8,200,000 cu. yds.

Remediation to Date
Project Name: Amount Remediated: Remediation Cost:
LTV Steel 116,000 cu. yds. no information

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
Indiana Harbour Ship Canal 4,650,000 cu. yds. $272,000,000
West Branch $612,000 for evaluation of remediation options
USX Corporation 687,000 cu. yds. no information
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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:
New State Nature Preserve - 253 acres - Bongi Property
George Lake Enhancement Project
Revegetate 16,000 acres of steel slag - $61,000
Wetland creation at Wolf Lake Conservation Area - $140,000
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues, including National Priority List (NPL) sites:
52 Compensation & Liability Act sites, 5 are NPL sites
423 Resource Conservation & Recovery Act regulated Hazardous Waste sites
460 underground storage tanks- 150 are leaking
Gary, IN - Urban Runoff Demo - $93,750
Grand Calumet River - Total Maximum Daily Load model - $1,025,000
NPL Sites: (contact U.S. EPA for more information)
  • US Steel
  • MIDCO I
  • MIDCO II
  • Lake Sandy Jo (M&M Landfill)
  • Ninth Avenue Dump
  • U.S. Smelter and Lead Refinery Inc
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: Rick Nagle
U.S. EPA
77 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL   60604-3507
(312) 353-8222
State: no information
Local / PAC: no information


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.