Massive Buffalo River cleanup reaches milestone

A $44 million project that will remove one million cubic yards of toxic mud from the Buffalo River has reached the halfway point. Over the past two years crews removed 550,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments from the river. The second phase of the project, which will remove another 488,000 cubic yards of polluted sediments, began in October 2013. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative provided partial funding for the project. Read more here.

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