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MINNESOTA & WISCONSIN

(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: 2

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
Eutrophication or Undesirable Algae
Beach Closings
Degradation of Aesthetics
Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat
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CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT
Estimated remaining volume of contaminated sediment within the AOC: a minimum of
1,700,000 cu. yds.

Remediation to Date
Project Name: Amount Remediated: Remediation Cost:
Murphy Oil, U.S.A - Newton Creek System 2,520 cu. yds. $250,000

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
Demo at Erie Pier 2,000 cu. yds. no information
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WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE
Improvements to Wastewater Infrastructure - Dollars Spent:
Treatment plant $108,000,000
Biosolids facility at Western Lake Superior Sanitary District $30,000,000
City of Superior $40,000,000

Identified Future Costs for Wastewater Infra. - Dollars Needed:
no information no information
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HABITAT
Projects / Proposals / Costs:
34,000 acres along river protected
Lower St. Louis River habitat plan
87 acres of forest and wetland purchased by Nature Conservancy
St. Louis River Streambank Protection (Oliver, WI) - 6,900 acres acquired along St. Louis & Red River & its tributaries
22,000 acres acquired along the St. Louis, Cloquet & Whiteface River - under Minnesota DNR ownership
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues, including National Priority List (NPL) sites:
Mercury is of concern in the St. Louis River
one NPL Hazardous waste site is under assessment
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: Stephen Hopkins
U.S. EPA Lake Superior Team
515 W. First St, Suite 320
Duluth, MN   55802
(218) 720-5738
State: Carri Lohse-Hanson
Minnesota PCA
520 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN   55155-4194
(651) 296-9134

Nancy Larson
Wisconsin DNR
810 W. Maple Street
Spooner, WI   54801
(715) 635-4075
Local / PAC: Lynelle Hanson
CAC Executive Director
394 South Lake Ave, Suite 303B
Duluth, MN   55802
(218) 733-9520


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.