Milwaukee's Kinnickinnic River Gets $22M Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Federal and state funds will be pooled to finance a $22 million project to remove contaminated sediment from the Kinnickinnic River that runs through Milwaukee, officials announced Monday.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the state of Wisconsin will contribute $7.7 million to the project from a state bond fund signed into law last year. The other $14.3 million will come from the Great Lakes Legacy Act fund, which provides federal money that matches local dollars to clean up mud along the U.S. shores of...
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