Impaired Water - Chequamegon Bay (Chequamegon Bay (Ashland Coal Tar Site))
Ashland County, Wisconsin
LS08
2753770
16.62
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
On 303d list, updated in 2006 to add PAH as pollutant. The Chequamegon Bay Ashland Coal Tar Site (a former manufactured coal gas plant (MGP) location) is located in this area. Also, the bay is known to have eursian watermilfoil.
Listing Details
Pollutant
PAHs
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Chronic Aquatic Toxicity, PAHs Contaminated Sediments
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Low
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
72
Listing Date
4/1/1998