Remediation and Restoration

Area of Concern - Massena / Akwesasne


  • Furbearer Mammals
  • Avian
  • Turtles
  • Mussels
  • Cultural Use

Remedial Action Plan (RAP)

Remedial Advisory Committee (RAC)


  • General Motors
  • ALCOA - Arconic
  • Reynolds

Lake Ontario Action-wide Management Plan (LAMP)

  • Lake Ontario Partnership Working Group (LOPWG)
  • Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI)


  • Sturgeon
  • Mussels
  • Indian Meadows

More than $10 million from the GM and Alcoa/Reynolds settlements will be spent on a variety of ecological restoration projects, including restoration and/or enhancement of wetlands, stream banks, native grasslands, bird nesting and roosting habitat, fisheries and fish habitat and acquisition of unique habitat under threat of development.

Ecological Restoration Projects Factsheets

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Ecological Restoration

Nearly $2 million will be spent by Alcoa/Reynolds to develop and upgrade two boat launches on the Raquette River and construct three new launches on the Grasse River to improve fishing and boating access to rivers in the Massena area.

Recreational Fishing Fact Sheet