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The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of the results of the chemical, biological, and physical studies of Lake Ontario. These studies were conducted by the Lake Ontario Program Office, Great Lakes Region, Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, U.S. Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the New York State Health Department, Monroe County Health Department, U.S. Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Geological Survey.


The opinions and professional judgements expressed in this paper are those of the authors, and do not necessarily express the views and policies of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.