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WEDA Partners with PIANC to Address Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is partnering with The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) to work cooperatively developing a report on beneficial use of dredged material. PIANC’s Environmental Commission (EnviCom) formed Working Group 214 (WG214), focused on developing this report. Three WEDA-members, Victor… Read More

Corps to Address Sediment Accumulation in Ocean City Inlet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, within the Ocean City Inlet. The Corps dredges the inlet two or more times per year… Read More

Corps Announces Ten Beneficial Use Projects, Following WRDA 2016, Section 1122

At the end of December 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its selection of 10 pilot projects for the beneficial use of dredged material. The projects are part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Section 1122, which required the Corps to establish the pilot program. Read More

Mississippi River Ship Channel Dredging and Wetlands Creation – An Environmental Success Story

There are 6,800 acres of new marshland bordering the Passes of the Mississippi River – land that was created starting in 2011 by a coalition intent on stopping the loss of land in Louisiana at a rate once described as “a football field every hour.” The Mississippi River advocacy group… Read More