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Roxanna Marsh

Partnerships credited for improved water quality

Partnerships credited for improved water quality

An egret flies over Roxanna Marsh in East Chicago while feeding last summer. The Grand Calumet River, once dubbed "the filthiest stream in the world," is improving, thanks to multiagency partnerhips and dredging projects.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Stakeholders tout successes in Grand Cal River cleanup

Stakeholders tout successes in Grand Cal River cleanup

An egret flies over Roxanna Marsh in East Chicago while feeding last summer. The Grand Calumet River, once dubbed "the filthiest stream in the world," is improving, thanks to multi-agency partnerhips and dredging projects.

November 15, 2013 2:21 pm
Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Turtles bask on tree trunks in the Roxanna Marsh this spring. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked to restore the native habitat at the marsh as part of a massive EPA project to bring back 13 miles of the Grand Calumet River.

September 24, 2013 12:00 pm
Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Scott Ireland and Diana Mally of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, shown in 2012, worked to restore the native habitat at Roxanna Marsh  as part of a massive EPA project to bring back 13 miles of the Grand Calumet River from the state line to U.S. Steel. The project involved dredging…

September 24, 2013 12:00 pm
Grand Calumet River getting grand cleanup

Grand Calumet River getting grand cleanup

Scott Ireland and Diana Mally of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, shown last summer, worked to restore the native habitat at Roxanna Marsh  as part of a massive EPA project to bring back 13 miles of the Grand Calumet River from the state line to U.S. Steel. The project involved dred…

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Grand Calumet River getting grand cleanup

Grand Calumet River getting grand cleanup

An egret flies over Roxanna Marsh in East Chicago while feeding last summer. The birds are returning to the marsh following a 25-acre project that was 20 years in the planning. The cleanup of that stretch of the Grand Calumet River is part of a massive EPA project to restore 13 miles of the …

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
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