An official website of the United States government.

Great Lakes AOCs

Niagara River Toxics Management Plan Annual Status Reports

In 1987, four environmental agencies in the United States and Canada ("the Four Parties") signed a Declaration of Intent to significantly reduce toxic chemical pollutants in the Niagara River. The Niagara River Toxics Management Plan (NRTMP) is a detailed annual work plan which targets 18 priority toxics for reduction. In a 1996 Letter of Support, the Four Parties formally re-affirmed their commitment to continue reductions of priority toxic loadings to the Niagara River.

Overall, the NRTMP has met its 50% reduction goal for the ten targeted priority toxics, and some by more than 75% by addressing point and non-point pollution sources.

See also Niagara River Toxics Management Plan Progress Reports and Work Plans

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.