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Restoration Goals for Beneficial Use Impairments


Beneficial Use Impairments Identified in the St. Louis River Area of Concern

1. Fish Consumption Advisories
2. Degraded Fish and Wildlife Populations
3. Fish Tumors and Deformities
4. Degradation of Benthos
5. Restriction on Dredging
6. Excessive Loading of Nutrients and Sediments
7. Beach Closing and Body Contact
8. Degradation of Aesthetics
9. Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat

Draft Proposed Restoration Goals for the Beneficial Use Impairments in the St. Louis River Area of Concern

Proposed Restoration Goals and Milestones Summary as of 10/04

1. Fish Consumption Advisories Goals
2. Degraded Fish and Wildlife Populations Goals
3. Fish Tumors and Deformities Goals
4. Degradation of Benthos Goals
5. Restriction on Dredging Goals
6. Excessive Loading of Nutrients and Sediments Goals
7. Beach Closing and Body Contact Goals
8. Degradation of Aesthetics Goals
9. Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat Goals

Meetings to Develop Restoration Goals for the Beneficial Use Impairments

Agenda for Preliminary Meetings

General Guidance for Restoration Goal Development

Fish Consumption Advisories (BUI #1) workgroup
November 3, 2003 Minutes
February 10, 2004 Minutes

Fish Tumors and Deformities (BUI #3) workgroup
November 4, 2003 Minutes
February 12, 2004 Minutes

Excessive Loading of Nutrients and Sediments (BUI #6) workgroup
November 6, 2003 Minutes - meeting postponed
February 17, 2004 Minutes
March 11, 2004 Minutes

Beach Closing and Body Contact (BUI #7) and Degradation of Aesthetics (BUI #8) workgroup
November 13, 2003 Minutes
February 24, 2004 Minutes

The Degraded Fish and Wildlife Populations (BUI #2), Degradation of Benthos (BUI #4), and Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat (BUI #9) are dealth with by the SLR Habitat workgroup and Restriction on Dredging (BUI #5) by the Dredging Subcommitte of HTAC.

The SLRCAC Board of Directors discussed BUI restoration goals at two quarterly meetings: Marcvw