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Restoring St. Lawrence River AOC (timeline)

Year Critical Actions
2015

First BUI removed.

  • Degradation of phytoplankton and zooplankton populations
2013

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe begins sampling wildlife using GLRI funds. Mammals, mussels, turtles and birds to be tested for PCBs and other chemicals.

2009

Additional sediment removal and capping activities is completed at a location off of Alcoa east. Remediation and corresponding habitat restoration projects are also being completed.

2006

Additional sediment removal and capping activities are completed at a location off of Alcoa east. Remediation and corresponding habitat restoration projects are also being completed.

2005

Alcoa conducts a large-scale dredging project in Grasse River, a tributary of the St. Lawrence.

2004

General Motors conducts cove dredging and remediation.

2001

Alcoa conducts large scale dredging of the St. Lawrence River at the Reynolds site.

1995

General Motors begins a dredging project..

1991

The Stage II Remedial Action Plan is published.

1990

The Stage I Remedial Action Plan is published.