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

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

310.0

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 c3, 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.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE