Dredging Brings Benefits to Deer Island (USA)

The Port of Gulfport dredging project will bring major benefits to the Deer Island area.

“The partnership with the Port of Gulfport sets a precedent with the beneficial use of dredge material,” said George Ramseur, a DMR marine administrator.

According to clarionledger.com, this dredged material can be used to re-create marsh habitats that are beneficial for commercial and recreational fishing.

The dredging portion of the contract will be completed in about three weeks,” concluded Ramseur.

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Dredging Today Staff, August 27, 2012

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