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1 The Fox River Cleanup Project What boaters & anglers should know

2 The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving forward toward its goal of reducing the levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the river through a combination of dredging and capping. The Fox River Cleanup Group – Appleton Papers, Georgia- Pacific and NCR Corporation – is providing the leadership and funding necessary to move the project forward. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

3 Dredging and/or capping will take place from Little Rapids to the mouth of the river over the next nine years with oversight by the Wisconsin DNR and U.S. EPA. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

4 The project should not interfere with boating or fishing on the Fox River. The safety of boaters, anglers and others using the river is a top priority. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

5 Boaters and anglers should be aware of the activity that will be taking place on the river as part of the project. Several different buoys and markers will be used along the river. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

6 Large rectangular signs mark the pipeline. DO NOT CROSS! Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

7 Lighted orange and white buoys alert watercraft to the pipeline area. STAY CLEAR! Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

8 Orange pipe delineators mark where the pipeline is submerged. PROCEED WITH CAUTION! Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

9 Lighted green and red buoys mark channels for safe crossing. CROSS BETWEEN GREEN and RED BUOYS! Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

10 For more information on the Fox River Cleanup Project, visit Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.


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