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Dredge spoils hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, on contained aquatic disposal method for the disposal of contaminated dredged material, and issues surrounding the disposal of dredged materials in Puget Sound by the U.S. Navy, February 19, 1987. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Washington (State),
  • Puget Sound.

Subjects:

  • Dredging spoil -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.,
  • Contaminated sediments -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.,
  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .M473 1987a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2495194M
LC Control Number87602324

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Peter T. Harris, in Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat (Second Edition), Pollution. Throughout the 20th century, there has been widespread use of the oceans as a global waste repository, for dredge spoil, sewage sludge, industrial chemical waste, worn-out ships, unwanted military hardware, and radioactive waste (Norse and Crowder, ; USCAE, ; Galgani et al., ). REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE DISPOSAL OF DREDGED SPOILS Introduction 1. These guidelines are designed to assist Contracting Parties in the management of dredged spoil in a way that will prevent pollution of the marine environment. In accordance with the mandate of the Helsinki Commission, the guidelines specifically address the disposal of File Size: KB. Piles of dumped dredge spoils at a recycling facility in Lower Township, are raising concerns with the local residents. Residents worry the dredge spoils, coming from projects in Ocean City and. You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.. Testing Manual: Evaluation of Dredged Material Proposed for Ocean Disposal (Green Book) (PDF) ( pp, 4 MB, February , EPA //).

Dredging is the operation of excavating material from a water environment (sometimes temporarily created) for the purpose of improving existing water features; reshaping land and water features to alter drainage, navigability, and commercial use; construct dams, dikes, and other controls for streams and shorelines; and to recover valuable mineral deposits or marine life having commercial value. Compare – Dredged Channel, Dredge-Deposit Shoal. (Schoeneberger and Wysocki, ) * Dredge Spoil Bank: A subaerial mound or ridge that permanently stands above the water composed of dredge spoils; randomly mixed sediments deposited during dredging and dumping. Compare – Dredged Channel, Dredge-Deposit Shoal, Filled Land. Dredge spoils: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, on contained aquatic disposal method for the disposal of contaminated dredged material, and issues surrounding the disposal of dredged materials in Puget Sound by the U.S. Navy, Febru The preparation for dumping dredge spoils on the Island then will use additional acreage (along the Eastern border of the Island's acre freshwater lake) as a .

In this approach, dredge spoils would be “dewatered” before being excavated and trucked to so-called beneficial-reuse sites, such as road construction projects and building foundations. This manual, commonly referred to as the "Green Book," is an update of Ecological Evaluation of Proposed Discharge of Dredged Material into Ocean Waters (EPA/USACE, ). The manual contains technical guidance for determining the suitability of dredged material for ocean disposal through chemical, physical, and biological evaluations. Mount St. Helens dredge spoils or materials. (1)(a) The legislature finds and declares that an extraordinary volume of material washed down onto beds of navigable waters and shorelands in the Toutle river, Coweeman river, and portions of the Cowlitz river following the . Dredge spoils and sewage sludge in the trace metal budget of estuarine and coastal waters. Narragansett, R.I.: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Research Laboratory ; Springfield, Va.: For sale by the National Technical Information Service, (OCoLC) Material Type.