Impaired Water - Green Bay (Green Bay (Inner Bay, Aoc))
Brown County, Wisconsin
GB01, LF01, LF05
70
13,867.36
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
The Green Bay Inner Bay is an Area of Concern (AOC). It is listed for PCBs, total suspended solids, and total phosphorus levels found in the bay. This water is part of the Lower Fox River TP & TSS TMDL that was approved by the EPA in 2012.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Sediment/Total Suspended Solids
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Habitat
Current Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Listing Status
TMDL Approved
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
Not Applicable
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
174
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
The Lower Fox River Basin TP and TSS TMDL was approved by the U.S. EPA on May 18, 2012. The TMDL covers 27 waterbody segments impaired by total phosphorus and 18 waterbodies impaired by TSS for a total of 45 TMDLs. These TMDLs address degraded habitat, low Dissolved Oxygen (DO), eutrophication, and turbidity impairments.
Date
5/25/2012

 
Pollutant
PCBs
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
PCB Contaminated Sediments, PCBs Contaminated Fish Tissue
Current Use
Specific Restricted Fish Consumption
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
303(d) ID
174
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
Candy’s Note: 174 is either covered under the lower Fox (149) or is included in 173. I suggest dropping FCA for PCBs, as it is covered in 149 and 173.
Date
1/1/2008

 
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Low DO
Current Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Listing Status
TMDL Approved
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
Not Applicable
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
174
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
The Lower Fox River Basin TP and TSS TMDL was approved by the U.S. EPA on May 18, 2012. The TMDL covers 27 waterbody segments impaired by total phosphorus and 18 waterbodies impaired by TSS for a total of 45 TMDLs. These TMDLs address degraded habitat, low Dissolved Oxygen (DO), eutrophication, and turbidity impairments.
Date
5/25/2012