Mud to Parks Photos

Below are photographs from the Mud to Parks Project. Follow the links to see more photographs in the group.

U.S. Steel South Works Site in Chicago

a selection of three US Steel images

The Mud to Parks projects is providing topsoil reclaimed from Lake Peoria to a future Chicago Park at the old U.S. Steel South Works site.

Banner Marsh

selection of three banner marsh images

Banner Marsh, an Illinois Department of Natural Resources state fish and wildlife area south of Pekin, Illinois, is the site of a pilot project that uses dredged soil to help restore the land.

Pekin Landfill, Tazewell County

The Pekin Landfill project provided about 10,000 tons of mud for use as final cover topsoil on this old landfill in need of proper closing. Supplemental Environmental Project funds from Dynegy Energy were used to bring mud from Lower Peoria Lake to the landfill.