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Onondaga Lake Restoration Act of 1989

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure

Onondaga Lake Restoration Act of 1989

hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on S. 27 ... April 27, 1989--Syracuse, NY.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • Onondaga Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- Onondaga Lake.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-80
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E685 1989b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 82 p. ;
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1812794M
      LC Control Number89602389

      Onondaga Lake once was surrounded by wetlands. By placing the trail on the shoreline, it ends the possibility of restoration of those wetlands and the ecosystem functions they provide for Onondaga Lake. Onondaga Lake has been filled in over the years, resulting in a File Size: 1MB. Onondaga Lake Superfund Site is one of the largest environmental remediation projects undertaken in USEPA Region 2. Onondaga Lake is a square mile lake located in the City of Syracuse, and the Towns of Salina, Geddes, and Camillus, New York. The lake drains approximately square mile of the surrounding areas.

      Onondaga Lake Restoration Plan Includes Critical New Habitat Conservation Measures People from all over Central New York have helped restore over 70 acres of Onondaga Lake’s wetlands and shoreline. Audubon New York Applauds the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees for Their Commitment to Preserving & Restoring the Onondaga Lake. 2 The littoral zone is the portion of the lake in which water depths range from 0 to 9 meters (m) (30 feet [ft]). 3 For investigation and remediation purposes, the site has been divided into eight SMUs based on water depth, sources of water entering the lake, physical and ecological characteristics, and chemical risk drivers. SMUs 1 through 7 cover the littoral zone and SMU 8 covers the File Size: 9MB.

      Onondaga Lake is located northwest of Syracuse, NY, extending mi long and 1 mi across. Nearly years of population growth and industrial activity significantly impacted Onondaga Lake’s water quality and sediments. This impact included both manufacturing operations and municipal discharges, resulting in the release of multiple contaminants.   The “Vision for a Clean Onondaga Lake” states that the waters, plants, and animals of the lake (fish, birds, and other animals) are an intrinsic part of the peoples existence. The goal of the restoration is to make the lake a personal responsibility. Everyone working together to make sure that the lake is clean enough so that people can enjoy the water, eat its fish, and even swim in it on: Syracuse, , NY.


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Onondaga Lake Restoration Act of 1989 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Onondaga Lake Restoration Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on S.

27 Ap Syracuse, NY. [United States. Congress. Senate. H.R. (st). To establish a federally sponsored program for the restoration, conservation, and management of Onondaga Lake in Onondaga County, New York, and to provide for the sharing of costs of such cleanup, and for other purposes.

In The Onondaga Nation's 21st-century "Vision for a Clean Onondaga Lake" states that the waters, plants, fish, shore birds, and animals of the lake are an intrinsic part of the people's existence. The Onondaga view the restoration of the lake as a personal responsibility and are working to make sure that the lake is clean enough so that people may Location: Onondaga County, New York, United States.

Habitat restoration, a major focus of Onondaga Lake’s remediation and restoration, was completed in The cap, which creates a new, clean lake bottom, consists of more than 3 million cubic yards of natural materials placed over acres of the lake bottom.

On January 4,Honeywell entered into a Consent Decree with DEC to implement the Onondaga Lake remediation plan. The plan is the result of an intensive effort by more than local engineers and scientists working with nationally recognized experts from various universities, research institutions, and specialty engineering firms, and with.

Onondaga Lake is located in Central New York along the edge of the City of Syracuse. The lake covers square miles, has an average depth of 35 feet and a maximum depth of 63 feet.

It is approximately one mile wide and miles long. The lake receives water from a square mile watershed. The Office of Environment is involved, either directly or indirectly, in all three aspects of lake restoration efforts. Onondaga Lake Partnership. In Congressman Walsh introduced legislation to replace the Onondaga Lake Management Conference with a new Onondaga Lake Partnership (OLP) under the direction of the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers. Onondaga Lake Natural Resource Damage Assessment. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (collectively, Trustees) are conducting a Natural Resource Damage Assessment at Onondaga Lake near Syracuse, New York.

Onondaga Lake Onondaga Lake is approximately miles long, 1 mile wide, and 3, acres in size. The average water depth is 36 feet. The lake is located in a largely urban area near the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York (Figure 1).

Onondaga Lake has been the recipient of. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are considering a series of projects to restore and protect wildlife habitat and water quality and increase recreational opportunities at Onondaga Lake, as outlined in a draft restoration plan and environmental assessment released for public comment through June 2, Onondaga Lake is a large lake located in Onondaga County in the city of Syracuse.

Onondaga Lake has a checkered past as one of the most polluted lakes in the country, but in recent years, as the lake has become cleaner and fish habitat has improved, it has also become a very popular fishing location for black bass and carp anglers.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Onondaga Lake.: The main article for this category is Onondaga Lake. Pages in category "Onondaga Lake" The following 20. The Recovery of Natural Resource Damages to Onondaga Lake and its Environs.

Date: Febru The goal of the Trustee’s NRD claim is to secure the restoration, replacement, or acquisition of the equivalent of the injured resources and to compensate the public for its lost use of the damaged natural resources. The federal and state. WHEREAS, the discharge of untreated sewage to Onondaga Lake and its tributaries i~t~oduces floating solids into Ononda~a Lake and its tributaries in violation of 6 NYCRR § ; and WHEREAS, pursuant to the Clean Water/Clean Air -~-cc (also known as the "Bond Act"), seventy-five million dolla:: s is.

Decem - County Executive Ryan McMahon is excited to announce the 2nd Annual system-wide Onondaga County Parks Photo Contest will begin tomorrow, January 1, Onondaga County Parks Lake Drive • Liverpool, New York   Today, the water quality in Onondaga Lake is the best it’s been in more than years.

More than 1 million native plants, trees, and shrubs are being planted, creating a thriving green corridor. a clean and useable Onondaga Lake. Today, the public demand is strong and they want a clean and useable Onondaga Lake NOW.

Although for the most part of the last century, the community has made its desires clear on the restoration of Onondaga Lake, it has taken us a long time to get to this point. InF.O.C.U.S.

Onondaga Lake System (OLS), defined as ", waters, beds and associated biota of Onondaga Lake, such tributaries of Onondaga Lake or portions thereof as may have been contaminated by Allied's [Honeywell] waste substances, including Geddes Brook and Ninemile Creek, and the outlet of Onondaga Lake known as the 'Lake Outlet.'".

The Onondaga Lake cleanup, one of the largest remediation projects in the country, is being completed under the supervision of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the New York State Department of Health (DOH), and the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Onondaga Lake Dredging and Capping Completed; Community’s Vision of a Clean Onondaga Lake is Becoming a Reality. ONONDAGA LAKE CONSERVATION CORPS Hundreds of community volunteers have become environmental stewards of Onondaga Lake since formation of the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps in summer.

Septem Onondaga Audubon President, Alison Kocek, and Board Members Michele Neligan and Frank Moses attended the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps shoreline restoration project this weekend and had a wonderful time observing the returning wildlife, meeting and working with amazing volunteers, and planting native plants to enhance the habitat even further!

Honeywell has finished implementing New York State’s cleanup plan for Onondaga Lake using technical excellence and innovative approaches. Council VP Brian Skinner took these photos of the Onondaga Lake Ecosystem Restoration tour during the ReLeaf conference.

The bus took ReLeafers on a field trip that included an initial stop at the Onondaga Lake Visitor’s Center near the NYS Fairgrounds for an overview of Honeywell’s remediation and restoration efforts at Onondaga Lake. About million cubic yards of .