Recycling Dredged Material in the Great Lakes Using dredged material can offset the need to mine or import sand or soil from other areas. This web site provides portals for obtaining information about sources of dredged material near you that can be used beneficially.National Coastal Program Dredging Policies: An Analysis of State, Territory, and Commonwealth Policies Related To Dredging and Dredged Material Management. (1.2 MB pdf) April 2000. This document summarizes dredging policies in all states that participate in the federal Coastal Zone Management Program. Illinois and Indiana are not covered in this document.
Making Process for Dredged Material Management (pdf) This document
has been developed by the Great Lakes Dredging Team in order to describe
the decision making process used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to
determine the appropriate method(s) for management of dredged material
from federal navigation projects, to describe the key environmental laws
and regulations involved in this process, and to describe the responsibilities
of other federal and state resource agencies and local proponents in this
decision making process. A flow chart (page 22) provides a visual overview
of the decisionmaking process for dredged material management, including
the agencies and legislative authorities involved.
Great Lakes Dredged Material Testing & Evaluation Manual
Great Lakes Dredging and Confined Disposal
Confined Disposal Facilities on the Great Lakes, produced by the Army Corps of Engineers, provides an overview for CDFs on the Great Lakes.
Goals for Dike 14: Public Preferences for Future Uses. This report describes the public involvement process and results of an Ohio Department of Natural Resources initiative to identify local preferences for land uses and activities in the future development of the Cleveland Dike 14 site, and to recommend means by which community consensus could be reached on a concept strategy for development.
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