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Houston Explains Effects of EPA Regulation Mandating Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants in Dredges

Houston Explains Effects of EPA Regulation Mandating Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants in Dredges

Matt Houston, market manager for marine construction for RSC Bio Solutions, discussed the 2013 vessel general permit and Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants at PIANC’s Dredging 2015. His presentation was entitled “New EPA Regulations for Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants and their Effect on the Dredging Industry.”

January-February 2016

NWC Legislative Summit Planned for March

National Waterways Conference 2015 Legislative Summit will take place March 16 – 18 in Washington, D.C. at the Lowes Madison Hotel.

January-February 2015

North Atlantic Division Restores Hurricane Sandy Damaged Beaches

On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, New York, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy.

January-February 2015
National Dredging Meeting and DCA Reception Celebrated Passage of WRRDA

National Dredging Meeting and DCA Reception Celebrated Passage of WRRDA

November-December 2014

T&I Committee Panel Meets on Public Private Partnerships

July-August 2014

House Passes Amendment to Increase HMTF

July-August 2014
The President Signs WRRDA 2014

The President Signs WRRDA 2014

Editor’s Note: These excerpts are from the White House Blog at www.whitehouse.gov, which gives a roundup of what the President does every day. On June 10, 2014, he signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).

July-August 2014

House and Senate Still Working on FY14 Budget

The House and Senate budgets were both passed in March. Eli Zupnick, spokesperson for the Senate (Majority) Budget Committee, said the president weighed in with his proposal, “and now we are hoping to move to a conference committee and work toward a bipartisan budget deal.”

May-June 2013

Michigan Lawmakers Introduce Dredging Bill

Michigan state senators have introduced a bill to provide state funds for dredging marinas.

March-April 2013

AGC Lauds Transportation Nominee

March-April 2013
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