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Great Lakes Monitoring

Sediment Indicators
Sediment Remediation



Great Lakes Sediment Remediation Activities in 2007*

*[Information included in the pie charts are quantitative estimates as reported by project managers. Data collection and reporting efforts are described in the “Great Lakes Sediment Remediation Project Summary Support” Quality Assurance Project Plan (GLNPO, June 2008). Detailed project information is available upon request from project managers.]

Goal: Cleanup contaminated sediments.

Status: 5.5 Million cubic yards remediated since 1997.

Trends: Increasing volume of sediments remediated are helping recovery of Areas of Concern.

Issues: Additional funding and multi-agency coordination needed to continue cleanups.

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