Sheboygan River cleanup nearly complete

A $62 million dredging project that removed 400,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment in Wisconsin’s Sheboygan River marked one of the final phases of a 30-year effort to clean up the river and make it a recreational asset.

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative provided $50 million for the dredging work. The project is expected to spur economic development in Sheboygan and get the river removed from a list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. Read more here.

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