Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Howards Bay Sediment Sampling 2014
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Howards Bay is in the St Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) and is identified as a priority area for remedial action in the 2103 Remedial Action Plan Update for the AOC (Limnotech 2013). The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) conducted sediment sampling at Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin on August 18, 2014. WDNR conducted this investigation with assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) Research Vessel (R/V) Mudpuppy II. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) cooperated with drafting of the Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP).
The 2014 sampling is the seventh survey of sediment quality in Howards Bay. The Howards Bay sediment surveys were conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the WDNR during the following years: a. WDNR 1993 b. EPA/Mudpuppy 1994 c. WDNR 2002 d. WDNR 2007 e. EPA Legacy 2010 which was reported in 2012 by Weston. f. WDNR 2013 The 2014 sampling design was targeted to address data gaps existing from previous studies.
Run Project Summary Report
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Project Sub Type
Toxics and Areas of Concern
Reports and Documents
Howards Bay 2014 Final Lab Report_Test America
Final Lab Report from Test America Laboratories, Inc for Howard's Bay 2014 Sampling.
Howards Bay 2014 Field Report
Report for August 18, 2014 sediment sampling in Howard's Bay.
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