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Lower Fox River PCB Cleanup Project

The Lower Fox River PCB cleanup effort began in 2004 and is one of the largest of its kind worldwide. After decades of scientific investigation and years of dredging river sediments, sediment removal and capping activities were completed in 2020. Monitoring of sediment caps, fish and water will continue for decades into the future.

Project background

Get details about the history of the project, including PCB information, demonstration projects and more.

Cleanup operations

Learn about the Remedial Action Objectives, cleanup efforts and results.

Long-term monitoring

Learn about long-term monitoring efforts on the river, see schedules and review results.

Project documents

A selection of governing documents, technical reports, etc.