St. Johns Riverkeeper Hosts Forum on River Dredging Project (USA)

St. Johns Riverkeeper Hosts Forum on River Dredging Project

St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a free forum to discuss concerns and potential impacts from the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project.

A panel of experts will provide an overview of the proposed dredging and its impacts and the shortcomings of a study recently released by the Army Corps of Engineers that assesses the environmental impacts, and economic costs and benefits, of the project.

Panelists include: Kevin Bodge, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Engineer & Vice-President of Olsen Associates, Inc.; Quinton White, Jr., Ph.D., Executive Director, Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute; David Jaffee, Ph.D., University of North Florida Professor of Sociology; and Lisa Rinaman, the St. Johns Riverkeeper.

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Press Release, July 9, 2013

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