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CANADA (Click on the different headings to open/close the related information)
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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? Yes

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
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: no information

Remediation to Date
Project Name: Amount Remediated: Remediation Cost:
Northern Wood Preservers 11,000 m3 remediated; 21,000 m3 bermed & capped; 10 ha. covered with 800,000 tonnes of clean fill. $16,000,000

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
Provincial Papers
(now Cascades Inc.)
20,000 m 3 no information
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WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE
Improvements to Wastewater Infrastructure - Dollars Spent:
Environment Canada $700,000
Ontario $7,700,000

Identified Future Costs for Wastewater Infra. - Dollars Needed:
City of Thunder Bay - Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrades $36,000,000
City of Thunder Bay - control of CSO no information
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HABITAT
Projects / Proposals / Costs:
$2,730,000 on 6 projects - CUF/GLSF
Alleviated fish migration barriers, improved walleye spawning & nursery habitat
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues:
Northern Wood Preservers Site - fish habitat creation, groundwater filtration plant, & other restoration activities
Loss of fish and wildlife habitat BUI considered 95% restored in 1998
Water quality improvements due to improved effluent treatment
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: John Marsden
Environment Canada
4905 Dufferin Street
Downsview, Ontario
(416) 739-4759
Provincial: Patrick Morash
Ontario MOE
435 James St. S.,
3rd Floor, P.O. Box 5000
Thunder Bay, ON   P7C 5G6
(807) 475-1271
Local / PAC: Arther Sytek
Thunder Bay Watershed Council
Alpena Community College
P.O. Box 751, 666 Johnson
Alpena, MI   49707
(517) 379-3740


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.