Focus Volume 23, Issue 3 (Nov/Dec 1998) - Contaminated Sediment Highlighted at Mayors' Conference


Contaminated sediment remediation can be a catalyst in the turnaround of waterfronts, which is important in shaping the future of many cities within the 42 Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes basin. The IJC and its Water Quality Board have worked diligently to spread the word about this important issue. They reached an expanded audience in July of 1998 when approximately 70 attendees at the annual Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Mayors' Conference participated in a session entitled "Management of Contaminated Sediment in the Great Lakes Basin and the Benefits of Action.