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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: 3

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.)
Degradation of Benthos
Restrictions on Dredging Activities
Beach Closings
Degradation of Phytoplankton & Zooplankton Populations
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:
Outboard Marine Corp. 32,000 cu. yds. $21,000,000
Slip #3 6,300 cu. yds.
North Ditch 5,000 cu. yds.
Oval Lagoon 2,900 cu. yds.
Crescent Ditch 3,800 cu. yds.

Planned Action Regarding Sediment Remediation
Project Name: Amt. to be Remediated: Estimated Cost:
no information no information 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:
no information
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OTHER SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Issues, including National Priority List (NPL) sites:
Monitoring indicates fish tissue contaminant concentrations are declining. Concentration levels are similar to fish from other areas of Lake Michigan.
NPL Sites: (contact U.S. EPA for more information)
  • Outboard Marine Corp. (see Contaminated Sediment)
  • Yeoman Creek Landfill
  • Johns-Manville Corp.
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MANAGEMENT
Federal: Mike Joyce
U.S. EPA
77 W. Jackson Blvd. (P-19J)
Chicago, IL   60604-3507
(312) 353-5546
State: Tammy Mitchell
Community Relations Coordinator
Illinois EPA
1021 N. Grand Ave. East (MC5)
Springfield, IL   62794-9276
(217) 524-2292
Local / PAC: Susie Schreiber
Waukegon Harbor Citizen Advisory Group
Box 297
Waukegan, IL   60079
(847) 835-2517


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.