Burlington Northern Railroad Co.

AO Bureau

Also Known As

Incident Type

Chemical

State

Wisconsin

Case Status

Closed

Location

Nemadji River; Incident also involves Duluth, MN

Authority

Contaminants of Concern Include

Affected DOI Resources Include

Migratory Birds

Financial Summary

Restoration Funds Collected:

$138,000.00

*Restoration Funds Allocated:

$162,675.12

*Restoration Funds Remaining:

$0.00

* Restoration Funds can contain multiple settlements/projects. All collections are placed in interest bearing accounts. For detailed information on individual settlements/ projects please visit: NRDAR Status Report

Case Description

In the early morning of June 30, 1992, a Burlington Northern Railroad Company (Burlington Northern) train derailed near U.S. Highway 35, south of Superior, Wisconsin, resulting in the release of approximately 30,000 gallons of "aromatic concentrates" to the Nemadji River, approximately 19 river miles upstream from Allouez Bay of Lake Superior.

Case Documents


 Document TypeDocument NameDocument Date

Restoration

 Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Restoration Plan 08/01/2004

Map View

Case Contact

Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office

New Franken, WI | (920) 866-1717 | http://www.fws.gov/midwest/GreenBay/

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