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Review and evaluation of the Great Lakes RAP remedial action plan program, 1991

Great Lakes Water Quality Board.

Review and evaluation of the Great Lakes RAP remedial action plan program, 1991

Great Lakes Water Quality Board report to the International Joint Commission.

by Great Lakes Water Quality Board.

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Published by International Joint Commission, United States and Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Great Lakes.,
  • Water quality management -- Great Lakes.,
  • Environmental protection -- Great Lakes.

  • Edition Notes

    Issued also in French under title: Examen et évaluation des PAC des Grands Lacs, programme des plans d"action correctrice de 1991.

    Other titlesRAP program, 1991.
    ContributionsInternational Joint Commission.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD223.3 .G665 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21905658M
    ISBN 10189508525X
    OCLC/WorldCa25220492

    INTRODUCTION Coastal wetlands provide critical spawning and nursery habitat for the Great Lakes fish community (Jude and Pappas , Wei et al. ) as well as valuable habitat for both. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan II. Lake Superior Partnership Projects: The Lake Superior Partnership identified a specific set of projects and agencies involved in implementing them (Table 7). The selection of these projects originated from Lake Superior.   The vision of the Great Lakes Public Health Coalition as adopted in “The Great Lakes Public Health Coalition and its affiliates are nationally recognized for their effectiveness, quality and outcomes.” See APPENDIX 2 for the strategic plan and related resources.


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Review and evaluation of the Great Lakes RAP remedial action plan program, 1991 by Great Lakes Water Quality Board. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) that guide restoration and protection efforts in key Areas of Concern (AOCs) - hot spots that have been designated as the most severely degraded areas within the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes program uses funding from GLAP to restore beneficial use impairments. Great Lakes AOCs. This cost-shared support (35 non-federal match as cash or in-kind services) has been used to plan and design projects for sediment cleanup, source control, and habitat restoration.

Many of the restoration plans and designs developed under this program. Great Lakes Remedial Action Plans. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUILDING STRONG ® Issue: Areas of Concern (AOCs) are sites in the Great Lakes where a legacy of pollution has impaired the beneficial use of water resources. Four of 31 AOCs in the U.

have been formally de-listed to date. Cleaning up the remaining AOCs is one of the highest priorities in. Great Lakes Remedial Action Plans U.

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUILDING STRONG® Issue: There are twenty-nine Areas of Concern (AOCs) in the U. portion of the Great Lakes where a legacy of pollution has impaired the beneficial use of water resources.

Cleaning up these AOCs is one of the highest priorities in the Administrations Great Lakes. This has been described as reinventing government through remedial action planning. Based on a basin-wide review of progress in the Great Lakes RAP program, RAP processes are most effective if they are mission-driven (i.

a focus on ecosystem results and restoring uses) and not rule-driven. Great Lakes Remedial Action Plans (RAPs): Comparing the Hamilton Harbour and Toronto and Region RAPs as Governance Approaches By Madeleine MartinMcMaster University, Hamilton, A thesis presented to Ryerson University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Applied Science in the Program of.

As stated in the report, RPOiezu and 1991 book of the Great Lakes RAP Program,funding allocation for environ- mental issues appears rather volatile. Financing remedial actions is perceived as a major obstacle in RAP implementa- tion and only a small number of RAP committees have explored financing strategies.

How a Remedial Action Plan can improve Great Lakes water quality. Terry Gibb, Michigan State University Extension - Ma The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the United States and Canada identified 43 areas of concern in the Great Lakes Basin.

All of the Review and evaluation of the Great Lakes RAP remedial action plan program in the Great Lakes basin. Great Lakes Action Plan 3 Protecting a system of water and a region as vast and as valuable as the Great Lakes requires an ambitious plan, new and innovative approaches using new tools and data, mobilization of many individuals, businesses, communities, and organizations on the ground as well as significant sustained investment.

GLRI resources have been used to fund thousands of projects to improve water quality, to protect and restore native habitat and species, to prevent and control invasive species and to address other Great Lakes environmental problems. Under Action Plan III, federal agencies will continue to use GLRI resources to strategically target the biggest threats to the Great Lakes ecosystem and to accelerate progress toward long term goals-by combining Great Lakes.

International Joint Commission. Review and evaluation of the Great Lakes remedial action plan program. Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 47 pp. Google Scholar Knaap, G. Institutional structures for remedial action planning: Lessons from state and land use planning programs.

University of Illinois, Urbana, 5 pp. Google Scholar. An evaluation of time to switch from active remedial action to Natural Attenuation Monitoring to reach ultimate cleanup target levels may be performed to allow for the continuation of active remedial action if justified.

_____ (7) Milestones schedule. must be included in RAP using the BPSS milestone model. The schedule must identify key. Remedial Action Plans are to be developed in three stages. The first stage RAP identifies the beneficial uses that are impaired, defines the causes of use impairments and sources of pollutants.

The second stage RAP evaluates various remedial measures to restore beneficial uses, identifies the selected measures and identifies persons or agencies responsible for implementation. The Great Lakes Remedial Action Plan program is being used to help states and local partners plan and design actions to cleanup and delist AOCs.

The Great Lakes Tributary Model program is being. Canadians, the Great Lakes Region drives Canadas economy and exports to the U. S and around the world, accounting for 30 of combined Canadian and U. economic activity and employment. Investing in Great Lakes protection is an investment in our home, our quality of life, and our prosperity.

Leading Great Lakes advocates behind Action Plan The purpose of this document is to serve as a Remedial Action Plan Update. Remedial Action Plans are required by Annex 1 of the Great Lakes Water Quality Protocol of (which replaced the Protocol amending the Revised Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of.

Remedial Action Plan. The Remedial Action Plan Program addresses environmental impairments at several locations on Lake Superior known as "Areas of Concern".

provides information about Lake Superior's Areas of Concern, as well as information as it relates to the Lake Superior Binational Program to Restore and Protect the Lake Superior ecosystem, including the surrounding.

The Action Plan to Protect the Great Lakes was inspired by the U. S Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a federal program that has delivered over 2 billion in funding for Great Lakes restoration since and resulted in a return on investment.

It is supported by both major political parties in the United States. The Great Lakes Action Plan represents the federal commitment for ensuring the sustainability of the Great Lakes Basin ecosystem and also provides the funding to carry out these actions in order to implement the Canadian Federal Great Lakes Program and Canada's commitments under the Canada-U.

Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA). As stakeholders in a healthy, productive ecosystem, Great Lakes ports support the GLRI program and urge Congress to include million in the EPAs FY budget.

Additional Background: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative replaces scores of earlier programs with a single, coordinated effort to proactively rehabilitate the Great Lakes. Remedial Action Plan 1 May INTRODUCTION This Remedial Action Plan (RAP) was prepared for the remediation of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Spill.

at the proposed Jewish Home Lifecare Site (the Site) located at West 97th Street in Manhattan (New York County), New York. A location map. On Januthe U. Department of State designated Presque Isle Bay as the 43rd Area of Concern (AOC) under the tel'ms of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.

That designation required the preparation of a Remedial Action Plan (RAP) for the Bay, to provide a. Inremedial action plan development was initiated to restore impaired beneficial uses in 42 Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs). A 43rd AOC was designated in AOC restoration has not been easy as it requires networks focused on gathering stakeholders, coordinating efforts, and ensuring use restoration.

Association for Great Lakes Research to review and evaluate what has been achieved and learned over. the past more than three decades of the remedial action plan program to clean up Great Lakes Areas of Concern. We are grateful for their support and leadership on Great Lakes issues.

of Remedial Action Plan Programs and Processes EPA expects to provide approximately million for approximately 10 to 20 projects ranging in amounts up to 2 million to advance Remedial Action Plan (RAP) implementation and development, leading to the delisting of Beneficial Use Impairments and of the Areas of Concern.

GREAT LAKES MULTI-YEAR RESTORATION ACTION PLAN OUTLINE Introduction The Great Lakes are a national treasure and an important part of the physical landscape and cultural heritage of North America.

Shared with Canada and spanning more than miles from west to east, the Great Lakes provide water for consumption, transportation, power, recreation, and a host of other uses.

The Great Lakes. A Remedial Action Plan is a required cleanup plan for all designated AOCs in the Great Lakes basin. According to the GLWQA, each RAP must include the following: o A list identifying which of the 14 BUIs are present and their causes.

Great Lakes Fisheries andEcosystemRestoration(GLFER)Program Section, WaterResources DevelopmentActof, as amended DOCUMENT REVIEW PLAN USINGTHEREGIONAL REVIEW PLAN MODEL Project Name and Location Home District MSC Approval Date: Octo Last Revision Date: 24 October   Annex 2 of the revised Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of also mandated the establishment of Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) at heavily polluted sites throughout the Great Lakes.

The RAP program resulted in the designation of 43 Areas of Concern (AOCs) including: 12 in Canada, 26 in the United States and 5 located on the international border (see Fig. These AOCs were. Establishment of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in led to the Remedial Action Plan update (i.

Stage 2 Remedial Action Plan) that included a business plan that identified specific actions, timelines, and budget estimates. Minnesota began implementing recommendations utilizing collaborative funding through a partnership approach. Journal of Great Lakes Research Vol Issue 2,Pages Council of Great Lakes Industries Position Statement on the Remedial Action Plan Process.

During the first year of the plan, contributors to the Great Lakes Land-based Marine Debris Action Plan began work on 24 actions and successfully completed two: 1) Hosted a research panel or session at a regional conference; and 2) Developed a contact list of policy and management representatives for distribution of the final action plan.

The Remedial Action Plan (RAP) process--A series of efforts under the United States- Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to develop local plans for restoring the most contaminated "hot. GLRI Action Plans. Federal agencies do the work of the GLRI guided by five-year Action Plans, developed with input from states, tribes, local governments, universities, business and others.

Amended Clean Water Act Section (c) (7) (G) requires the Action Plan to be reviewed and revised not less often than once every five years. great progress made on the issue of marine debris in our community.

Of the 53 actions in the Action Plan, contributors to the Great Lakes Land-based Marine Debris Action Plan successfully completed 34 actions, and are currently working on 17 actions.

One action has not yet started, and another was removed during review. in New York States Year Plan for the Great Lakes. It is still relevant today and continues to embrace multiple government and private sector goals and objectives for improving the overall quality of the states Great Lakes region.

Similar to this action agenda, the. 3 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan 221 Executive Summary The lands and waters of the Great Lakes are like no other place. In a world where fresh surface water is increasingly in demand, the region contains some 20 percent of it.

The GLSNRP supports two Focus Area 3 objectives articulated in GLRI Action Plan III, dated October Reduce nutrient loads from agricultural watersheds.

Reduce untreated stormwater runoff. In accordance with agreements between the Great Lakes Commission (Commission) and NRCS, the primary focus. Specifically, the Action Plan intends to build upon the million provided for a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the FY10 federal budget, and envisions this as part of a   The Commission calls on Congress to reauthorize and increase funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Ann Arbor, Mich. The Great Lakes Commission applauds the release by the U. Environmental Protection Agency of a new action plan to guide the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) through. GLRAP stands for Great Lakes Remedial Action Plans. This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories: MLA style: "GLRAP." Acronym Finder.

Environmental monitoring EPA/3- Contaminant analysis of fall run coho salmon (Oncorhynchus Kisutch) Environmental protection TD Our air, our land, our water EPA/ A Review of EPA's Great Lakes program: report to the Committees on Appropriations Fish as food Balancing the scales: weighing.The Remedial Action Plan for the Manistique Harbor Area of Concern (MIDEQ ) states “Sampling conducted in June and DecemberApril and May, June and Julyincluded most of the navigation channel, along with other harbor and upstream locations Sampling in the navigation channel showed surface (0" to 3") concentrations.