USA: High PCB Levels Detected at Port of Monroe

High PCB Levels Detected at Port of Monroe

Unexpectedly high levels of the now-banned insulating chemicals known as PCBs were found in the Raisin River near the Port of Monroe.

According to clickondetroit.com, the current dredging project has found PCB readings of up to 10,000 parts per billion.

The material sampling at this area began last week and is scheduled to conclude this week.

Dredging Today Staff, October 3, 2012; Image: portofmonroe

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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