Aerial view of the Cramer Hill Park habitat and recreation restoration site. Photo: State of New Jersey

Draft Amendment to the Presidente Rivera 1996 Restoration Plan Released for Public Comment

NOAA and the natural resource trustees for the M/V Presidente Rivera Oil Spill are proposing an amendment to a previously approved restoration plan from 1996.

Oysters on an oyster reef.

Draft Supplement to the Koppers Restoration Plan Released for Public Comment

NOAA and natural resource trustees in the Koppers Co, Inc. Hazardous Waste Site in Charleston, South Carolina have released a Draft Supplement to the Final Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan released in June of 2017 (PDF, 14 pages).

Aerial view of Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge where NOAA will lead restoration of marsh habitat.

Trustees Release Final Plan to Restore Salt Marsh Habitat at McKinney National Wildlife Refuge

Led by NOAA, federal and state Trustees released the Final Restoration Plan for the Lordship Point Gun Club hazardous waste site and Raymark Industries Superfund site, both in Stratford, Connecticut.

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Marsh habitat restored at the Bailey Waste site. (USFWS)

Bailey Waste Disposal Site

In Orange County, Texas, parts of the Sabine Lake/Neeches River Estuary were contaminated by industrial and municipal waste disposal, including sludge from local petrochemical industries, starting in the 1960s. Industrial waste disposal was discontinued in the late 1960s, but municipal and construction wastes were accepted until about 1971. In 1986, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added the site to the National Priorities List, based on the release or threatened release of hazardous substances, making it a priority site for investigation and potential clean-up the Superfund law.