National guidelines for monitoring dredged and excavated material at ocean disposal sites
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Published by Marine Environment Division, Environment Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental monitoring -- Canada -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Marine pollution -- Canada.,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLignes directrices nationales relatives à la surveillance des lieux utilisés pour l"immersion en mer de déblais de dragage et d"excavation
StatementEnvironment Canada, Disposal at Sea Program.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
The Physical Object
Pagination27, 29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19066849M
ISBN 100662641426

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In , the National Guidelines for Monitoring Dredged and Excavated Material at Ocean Disposal Sites were finalized by the Disposal at Sea Program. These guidelines incorporate a tiered approach to physical, chemical, biological testing and data interpretation. To support the National Guidelines, 2 technical guidance documents are available. The National Ocean Disposal Guidelines for Dredged Material are intended to assist permit applicants under the Sea Dumping Act, by providing a comprehensive framework for the assessment of the environmental impacts from the disposal at sea of dredged material, in accordance with that Act,File Size: 1MB. Federal regulations that are relevant to dredged-material evaluation. Part II, Evaluation of Potential Environmental Impact, presents guidance on the testing and evaluation of dredged material that is proposed for ocean disposal. Sections through of Part II describe the components of the four tiers in the tiered-testing procedure. The National Ocean Disposal Guidelines for Dredged Material set out the framework for the environmental impact assessment and permitting of the disposal of dredged material. The framework includes: evaluating alternatives to ocean disposal (Section A); - assessing dredging and disposal sites (Section B);.

Technical guidance documents and monitoring guidelines. National Guidelines for Monitoring Dredged and Excavated Material at Ocean Disposal Sites. This document provides advice to managers and professionals on developing and implementing monitoring projects at disposal at sea sites that receive dredged and excavated material. Issues discussed include. These activities include dredging and dredged material placement or disposal, transferring material into barges or through a pipeline, discharging material into a placement/disposal site, managing suspended solids and runoff water, and monitoring all operations to ensure compliance with environmental permits. Due to the scope and. The National Assessment Guidelines for Dredging set out the framework for the environmental impact assessment and permitting of the ocean disposal of dredged material. The framework includes: • evaluating alternatives to ocean disposal • assessing loading and disposal sites. The National Assessment Guidelines for Dredging set out the framework for the environmental impact assessment and permitting of the ocean disposal of dredged material. The framework includes: evaluating alternatives to ocean disposal; assessing loading and disposal sites; assessing potential impacts on the marine environment and other users, and.

prepare a Site Management and Monitoring Plan (SMMP) for each ocean dredged material disposal site (ODMDS). For sites designated prior to January 1, , such as the San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico Dredged Material Disposal Site (SJS), WRDA provides that SMMPs shall be developed by January 1, . Provides for establishment of national guidelines for monitoring dredged and excavated material at ocean disposal sites, interim marine and estuarine water quality guidelines, water quality guidelines for the protection of aquatic life, disposal at sea, and control of land-based sources of pollution, offshore oil and gas, and toxic substances.   Fredette TJ, Nelson DA, Clausner JE, Anders FJ (a) Guidelines for physical and biological monitoring of aquatic dredged material disposal sites. Technical report D U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg Google Scholar. In Canada, annual monitoring programs are conducted at selected dredged material ocean disposal sites to meet Canada’s treaty obligations under the London Convention and its Protocol.