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By Committee on Contaminated Marine Sediments, National Research Council

Infected marine sediments threaten ecosystems, marine assets, and human well-being. they could have significant financial affects while controversies over hazards and prices of sediment administration intervene with must dredge significant ports. "Contaminated Sediments in Ports and Waterways" examines administration and know-how concerns and offers suggestions that may support officers make well timed judgements and use applied sciences successfully. The ebook comprises options with a view towards bettering determination making, constructing competitively priced applied sciences, and selling the profitable final touch of cleanup tasks. the quantity assesses the kingdom of perform and examine and improvement prestige of either non permanent and longer-term remediation equipment. The committee offers a conceptual evaluation for risk-based infected sediment administration that may be used to advance plans that deal with advanced technological, political, and criminal matters and the pursuits of varied stakeholders. The publication emphasizes the necessity for correct overview of stipulations at sediment websites and enough regulate of illness resources.

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Army Corps of Engineers; CWA, Clean Water Act; CZMA, Coastal Zone Management Act; DOI, Department of the Interior; EPA, Environmental Protection Agency; ESA, Endangered Species Act; MPRSA, Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act; NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; RCRA/CERCLA, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act/Comprehensive Environmental Response, Cleanup, and Liability Act; RHA, Rivers and Harbors Act; state, any state government. html THE CHALLENGE 17 Copyright © 2003 National Academy of Sciences.

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Treatment costs may also be reduced through pretreatment. In situ management offers the potential advantage of avoiding the costs and potential material losses associated with the excavation and relocation of sediments. Among the inherent disadvantages of in situ management is that they are seldom feasible in navigation channels that are subject to routine maintenance dredging. In addition, monitoring needs to be an integral part of any in situ approach to ensure effectiveness over the long term.

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