Public Hearing Set for Tacoma Cleanup Site

The public is invited to an upcoming open house to learn more about a recently completed draft study for the Occidental Chemical cleanup site in Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, Washington State Department of Ecology just announced.

The study lays out potential cleanup options and methods.

The site was contaminated from decades of chemical manufacturing, ship building and military operations. Contamination has been found in soil and groundwater at the former home of Occidental Chemical Corporation.

Ecology is hosting an open house and public hearing on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the Center at Norpoint in Tacoma.

The feasibility study details cleanup goals, a variety of cleanup options and costs associated with the work.

The deadline for submitting the comments and feedback on the study is March 13, 2017, Ecology said.

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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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