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Waukegan Harbor AOC Boundary, U.S. EPA Great Lakes

National Program Office

Shapefile

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Available

Tags

Illinois, Environment, Remediation, Great Lakes, Area of Concern, 020:057

Summary

The main use of the delineated AOC boundaries is for EPA and State governments to locate those
sites listed on the U.S. Area of Concerns list in the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, or other
sites that are in close proximity or may have contributed to the pollution within each AOC. These
analyses are completed on a relatively small scale of the areas in and around each AOC. Attributes
only include the AOC name and the predominant state in which the AOC is located. The locations of
features and boundaries shown on this map are approximate and are intended for planning and
visualization purposes only.This is not intended for survey, statistical, engineering, or legal purposes.

Description

This shapefile provides a polygon boundary for the Waukegan Harbor AOC in northeastern Illinois.
In general, the following steps were taken in developing the shapefile:

1.	The previous AOC shapefile was obtained from EPA.

2.	Shoreline data from NOAA, called Continually Updated Shoreline Product (CUSP), was
downloaded for the full extent of the AOC.

3.	A narrative of the AOC was obtained from the AOC webpage (see narrative below).

4.	The AOC shoreline of the previous shapefile was updated using the data from Step #2.

5.	The extent of the AOC was determined from the narrative in Step #3 as well as the extent from
the previous boundary and applied.

6.	Slight updates to the extent were made following aerial imagery.

Narrative: EPA AOC Webpage, 9/12/2022. "The originally designated Waukegan Harbor AOC is
bounded by:

	Government Pier to the south

	Canadian National Railway to the west

	North Ditch to the north

	Lake Michigan shoreline to the east

Following adoption of the AOC, the Illinois EPA and the Waukegan Harbor Citizen's Advisory Group
(CAG) met and developed what is known as the Waukegan Harbor Extended Study Area (ESA) to
address some of the additional known areas of contamination and National Priority List sites that
could impact the original AOC and Lake Michigan's coastal water. The Extended Study Area is bound
by:

	Dead River in Illinois Beach State Park to the north

	Bluff line parallel to Sheridan Road to the west

	South boundary of the former U.S. Steel Property at 22nd St. in North Chicago to the south

	Nearshore waters of Lake Michigan to the east"

Representatives of both EPA and IDNR reviewed and approved the boundary.

Credits

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Sources of digital information used in the development of the AOC include: NOAA
(https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CUSP/), ESRI World Imagery

(http://goto.arcgisonline.com/maps/World_Imagery), and Google Earth historic imagery
(https://www.google.com/earth/).

Waukegan Harbor EPA AOC Webpage: https://www.epa.gov/great-lakes-aocs/waukegan-harbor-aoc
Use limitations

Any hardcopies utilizing EPA data sets shall clearly indicate their source. The licensee specifically
agrees not to misrepresent EPA data sets, nor to imply that changes they made were approved by
EPA.

Extent

West -87.842869 East -87.802225
North 42.419105 South 42.319276

Scale Range

Maximum (zoomed in) 1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out) 1:50,000

ArcGIS Metadata ~

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themes or categories of the resource inlandWaters, boundaries

* Content type Downloadable Data

EXPORT TO FGDC CSDGM XML FORMAT AS RESOURCE DESCRIPTION No

place keywords Illinois

Thesaurus's language English (UNITED STATES)

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title EPA Place Names

Publication date 2015-01-31 00:00:00

RESOURCE LOCATION ONLINE
LOCATION

https://ofmpub.epa.gov/sor_internet/registry/termreg/searchandretrieve/taxonomies/search.do?
search=&searchString=&taxonomyName=WBT%20-%20Geographic%20Locations
name Web Taxonomy - Geographic Locations
function performed information

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theme keywords Environment, Remediation

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title EPA GIS Keyword Thesaurus
Publication date 2007-11-02 00:00:00

RESOURCE LOCATION ONLINE

location https://www.epa.gov/geospatial/epa-metadata-technical-specification
name EPA Metadata Technical Specification
function performed information

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theme keywords Great Lakes, Area of Concern

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title User

Publication date 2020-06-29 00:00:00

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THEME KEYWORDS 020:057
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title Federal Program Inventory
Publication date 2013-09-16 00:00:00

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Name Federal Program Inventory
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title Waukegan Harbor AOC Boundary, U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office
PUBLICATION DATE 2022-09-07

presentation formats digital map

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Dataset languages English (UNITED STATES)

Dataset character set utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format

Spatial representation type vector

* Processing environment Version 6.2 (Build 9200) ; Esri ArcGIS 10.7.0.10450
Credits

Sources of digital information used in the development of the AOC include: NOAA
(https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CUSP/), ESRI World Imagery

(http://goto.arcgisonline.com/maps/World_Imagery), and Google Earth historic imagery
(https://www.google.com/earth/).

Waukegan Harbor EPA AOC Webpage: https://www.epa.gov/great-lakes-aocs/waukegan-harbor-
aoc

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EXTENT

DESCRIPTION

The Waukegan Harbor AOC was designated an AOC in 1987.

TEMPORAL EXTENT

BEGINNING DATE 1987-01-01 00:00:00
ENDING DATE

INDETERMINATE DATE Unknown

EXTENT

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BOUNDING RECTANGLE

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*	WEST longitude -87.842869

*	EAST LONGITUDE -87.802225

*	NORTH LATITUDE 42.419105

*	South latitude 42.319276

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*	EAST LONGITUDE -87.802225

*	South latitude 42.319276

*	NORTH LATITUDE 42.419105

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POINT OF CONTACT

Individual's name Mark Loomis

Organization's name U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office
Contact's position Federal AOC Taskforce Lead
Contact's role publisher

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ADDRESS
TYPE

Delivery point 77 W. Jackson Blvd G-17J
City Chicago

ADMINISTRATIVE AREA IL
POSTAL CODE 60604
Country US

e-mail address Loomis.Mark@Epa.gov

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update frequency as needed
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Constraints

LIMITATIONS OF USE

Any hardcopies utilizing EPA data sets shall clearly indicate their source. The licensee
specifically agrees not to misrepresent EPA data sets, nor to imply that changes they made
were approved by EPA.

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*	Coordinate reference details
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Feature class name AOC_IL_WaukeganHarbor_2022

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Feature class name AOC_IL_WaukeganHarbor_2022

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*	FEATURE COUNT 2

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LINEAGE statement

This shapefile supersedes the previous version, AOC_IL_WAUKEGANHARBOR.shp

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DEFINITION

The AOC extent and other possible applicable areas

DEFINITION SOURCE

U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office

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Feature name

DESCRIPTION SOURCE

U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office

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value AOC name

description The AOC name is the official name given by the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National
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DESCRIPTION SOURCE

U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office

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value 2-character state code
description State postal code

enumerated domain value definition source U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office

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Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)

Metadata character set utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format

METADATA IDENTIFIER E684F785-3782-4FA4-A450-74A262230F6D

Scope of the data described by the metadata dataset
Scope name * dataset

Last update 2022-09-12

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Metadata style EPA Metadata Specification NAP IS019115 2003
Standard or profile used to edit metadata NAP

Created in ArcGIS for the item 2022-09-08 19:03:29
LAST MODIFIED IN ARCGIS FOR THE ITEM 2022-09-12 11:14:13

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Last update 2022-09-12 11:14:13

ITEM LOCATION HISTORY

Item copied or moved 2022-09-08 19:03:29

From C:\Users\justin.telech\OneDrive - GDIT\Documents\Legacy\aoc boundary work\St
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METADATA CONTACT

individual's name Justin Telech
Organization's name GDIT
Contact's position Environmental Scientist
Contact's role author

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ADDRESS

Delivery point 79 TW Alexander Drive
City Research Triangle Park
ADMINISTRATIVE AREA NC
POSTAL CODE 27709
Country US

e-mail address justin.telech@gdit.com

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