SPSOC - Mississippi River

SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL SOURCES OF CONTAMINATION AFFECTING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO BE GROUND TRUTHED

Higher Risk

  • Above Ground Storage Tank

  • Agriculture Chemical- Formulation/Distribution (pesticide/insecticide)

  • Barge Fleeting

  • Barge Repair/Cleaning

  • Bridges and Bridge Abutments

  • Chemical Plant

  • Fuel Docks

  • Outfall

  • Petroleum (includes bulk plants)

  • Pipeline Crossing

Medium Risk

  • Marine Salvage

  • Military Facility

  • Promiscuous (unpermitted) Dump

Lower Risk

  • Anchorage

  • Asphalt Plant

  • Dry Bulk Loading

  • Grain Elevator

  • Hospital

  • Landing - Ferry

  • Landing - Misc.

  • Launch Service

  • Locks

  • Mooring

  • Nuclear Plant

  • Paper Mill

  • Pipeline Compressor Stations

  • Port Facility

  • Power Plant

  • Sand and Gravel Pits

  • Ship Building Operations

  • Ship Yard

  • Stevedore Dock

 

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