The Fox River Cleanup Project exceeded dredging goals for its fourth season on the lower Fox River, reports greenbaypressgazette.com.
Dredging and processing operations on the Fox River for the 2012 season started May 14 and concluded on November 12.
Some details are as follows:
– Estimated volume of sediment dredged – 26,273 cubic yards;
– Estimated amount of processed sediment produced – 12,328 tons;
– Estimated amount of sediment hauled to landfill – 12,661 tons;
– Truckloads to landfill – 529;
– Amount of water treated and returned to the river – 53,910,000 gallons.
The cost of cleanup is estimated at more than $1 billion, and NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers have spent more than $315 million so far, according to greenbaypressgazette.com.
Dredging Today Staff, November 28, 2012