Fish consumption advisory sign
Anglers using the Milwaukee River near Lincoln Park have seen these fish consumption advisory signs. One goal of the sediment clean-up is to lower exposure of fish to harmful chemicals so that eventually the fish consumption advisories may be removed.
Excavation of contaminated sediments
Workers are excavating PCB- and PAH-contaminated sediments.
Heavy equipment is used to excavate PCB- and PAH-contaminated sediments and load them onto a dump truck for transportation to a landfill.
Workers move around clean material to stabilize the bank after excavation of contaminated sediments.
Bank stabilization along the west bank of Lincoln Creek
Workers distribute clean material to stabilize the bank after excavation of contaminated sediments. This work is in preparation for planting vegetation in 2012.
A site worker staples down a biodegradable mat over seeds that will grow in the spring.
Workers use heavy machinery to put down protective mats and rock to stabilize the bank after excavation of the contaminated sediments.