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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. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

3 The Fox River Cleanup Project is being conducted by the Lower Fox River Remediation LLC, an entity created by Appleton Papers Inc. and NCR Corporation for that purpose. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

4 Dredging and/or capping is taking place from Little Rapids to the mouth of the river with oversight by the Wisconsin DNR and U.S. EPA. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

5 The safety of boaters, anglers and others using the river – as well as those working on the project – is a top priority. Good for the environment. Good for area residents & families. Good for the economy.

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

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

8 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.

9 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.

10 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.

11 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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