An Army Corps of Engineers official says that recent restoration efforts on the Buffalo River could lead to the removal of the stream from a federal list of toxic hot spots around the Great Lakes in three to five years, according to a report from the Buffalo News.
A dredging project to remove contaminated sediment from the river began last year. That project, along with other environmental, recreational and economic revitalization plans have made the river a national success story, according to a group that advocates for the river.
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