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WEDA Midwest Chapter Seeking Abstracts for March Meeting

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held from March 6 to 8 in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Memphis. Abstracts are now being accepted from individuals and companies wishing to present at the meeting. The topics highlighted at this year’s event will… Read More

Whatcom Waterway Remediation Project Removed Contaminated Sediment and Waterfront Structures to Allow for Mixed Use Access

Whatcom Waterway in Bellingham, Washington, has an extensive history of industrial use in the waterway and on the shoreline dating back to the mid-1900s. The Port of Bellingham owns the upland properties and is managing environmental cleanups in and around the waterway. Phase 1 construction of the remediation was conducted… Read More

WEDA Pacific Chapter Releases Draft Conference Agenda

The Pacific Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has released the draft agenda for its upcoming conference, from October 23 to 25 at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio in Honolulu, Hawaii. The overall themes for the sessions are navigation, planning, beneficial reuse, site remediation and safety. Presenters from… Read More

WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Focus on Contaminated Sediment Removal, Mechanical Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration

Improving waterways through dredging and protecting the environment can be achieved simultaneously as proven by the dredging projects that were honored during the Annual Summit & Expo of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held in Norfolk, Virginia, in late June. The Environmental Excellence Award winners were chosen by WEDA’s Environmental… Read More

2018 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Receives More Nominations Than Ever

Each year at the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Summit and Exhibition, the Environmental Commission of the organization presents special awards to outstanding projects in several specific environmental categories. “The response to our requests for submissions for our 2018 environmental awards surpassed our expectations,” said Craig Vogt, chair of the Environmental… Read More