Former Zephyr Refinery: fire suppression ditch area project

Situated in Muskegon, Michigan, the project provided numerous environmental benefits related to the remediation of legacy sediment contamination as well as restoration of the habitat into a more diverse wetland system.

Paper: Reclamation Pays - Assessing the Socio-Economic effects of Reclamation projects
Paper: Reclamation Pays – Assessing the Socio-Economic effects of Reclamation projects

This paper was written by Marco Gatto, 2 November 2014. The aim of this article is to contribute to a better understanding of the different types of socio-economic effects produced by reclamation projects, and hence to a more appropriate assessment of the overall value of reclamation based investments. Port cities have long been struggling to accommodate urban growth, given the difficulties of finding space within ge