GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – State leaders today touted the completion of the Fox River Clean-up Project, marking the end of 12 years of dredging operations to remove cancer-causing PCB’s from river sediment. Those whose research helped trigger the massive billion-dollar project say it’s a success. Bud and Vicky Harris have a long connection to the Fox River. Arriving at UW-Green Bay 50 years ago as a young ecology professor, Bud Harris remembers his first boat ride on the Fox River in 1971. Source: Researchers declare Fox River Clean-up Project a success.