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Document Title:

Sediment Pollutant Evaluation at Priority Dam Removal Sites in North Carolina : Final Report

AUTHOR(S):
Tom Augspurger


REPORT NUMBER:
4F38
PAGES:
1 - 17

PUBLICATION DATE: July 2009

ABSTRACT:
Between 2004 and 2008, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners investigated the potential for sediment contamination at three dams in North Carolina: Lowell Dam (Little River, Johnston County), Carbonton Dam (Deep River, Moore County) and Milburnie Dam (Neuse River, Wake County). A tier 1 environmental assessment was completed for each dam to evaluate existing data on contaminant inputs to impounded reaches of each structure. At Lowell Dam and Carbonton Dam, tier 2 assessments consisting of sediment sampling and chemical analyses were also conducted. The work was completed by Sara Ward (Ecologist / Environmental Contaminant Specialist) and Tom Augspurger (Ecologist / Environmental Contaminant Specialist) in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Raleigh Field Office and was funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Division of Environmental Contaminants (study identifiers 4F38 and 200540001). All study results have been provided in previous draft or final reports (listed in Table 1), and this report merely synthesizes those sources which should be referenced for detailed methods and results.

PUBLISHED BY:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

DOCUMENT LINK:
http://www.fws.gov/raleigh/pdfs/4F38_Final%20Report.pdf, 1 MB

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Raliegh, North Carolina, Ecological Services Field Office

Last updated: February 13, 2013