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Cuyahoga River AOC BUI Removal Presser & Reception
May
5
3:00 PM15:00

Cuyahoga River AOC BUI Removal Presser & Reception

Cuyahoga River Area of Concern invites you to a press conference at Merwin's Wharf announcing the removal of two existing BUI's (beneficial use impairments (BUIs identify specific problems that can prevent a waterbody from meeting its full water quality potential), there are eight more to go! ) from the Cuyahoga River. A reception follows at Merwin's Wharf.

http://www.cuyahogaaoc.org/bui-10b-public-access.html

http://www.cuyahogaaoc.org/bui-11-degradation-of-aesthetics.html

Speakers:

  • Jenn Grieser, Cuyahoga AOC
  • Kirk Lang, Cleveland Rowing Foundation
  • Jared Magyar, Port of Cleveland
  • Elected Officials

There are four AOCs in Ohio: the lower two miles of the Ashtabula River; the entire Black River watershed; the lower 46.5 miles of the Cuyahoga River, including all tributaries and the adjacent shoreline; and the lower 22 miles of the Maumee River, including several adjacent watersheds that discharge directly to Maumee Bay and Lake Erie. For more information on delisting guidance and restoration targets for Ohio Areas of Concern, check out Ohio EPA's doc: http://epa.ohio.gov/portals/35/lakeerie/Ohio_AOC_Delisting_Guidance.pdf

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