FDEP to Continue Evaluation of Lake Okeechobee Restoration Issues

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) yesterday convened local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, to continue development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan.

The Lake Okeechobee restoration plan is one of the most complicated we have undertaken,” said Tom Frick, director of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. “It is imperative we bring stakeholders together regularly to learn about the issues, develop restoration project options and link this effort with other ongoing Lake Okeechobee protection programs.”

This meeting is another in a series of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality.

Press Release, April 17, 2014

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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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