Accession Number : ADA233946
Title : Review of Removal, Containment and Treatment Technologies for Remediation of Contaminated Sediment in the Great Lakes
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
Personal Author(s) : Averett, Daniel E ; Perry, Bret D ; Torrey, Elizabeth J ; Miller, Jan A
Report Date : Dec 1990
Pagination or Media Count : 310
Abstract : The Water Quality Act of 1987, which amended the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, authorized a program specifically aimed at contaminated sediment problems in the Great Lakes. Section 118, paragraph (c)(3), directs the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) to carry out a 5-year study and demonstration projects relating to the control and removal of toxic pollutants in the Great Lakes, with emphasis on the removal of toxic pollutants in the Great Lakes, with emphasis on the removal of toxic pollutants from bottom sediments. The Act specified that priority Areas of Concern for implementation of demonstration projects were Saginaw Bay, Michigan; Sheboygan Harbor, Wisconsin; Grand Calumet River, Indiana; Ashtabula River, Ohio; and Buffalo River, New York.
Descriptors : *SEDIMENTS , *REMOVAL , *GREAT LAKES , NEW YORK , POLLUTANTS , INDIANA , BOTTOM , MICHIGAN , WISCONSIN , OHIO , TOXICITY , DEMONSTRATIONS , CONTAMINATION
Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE