CARE Meeting Set for Tomorrow

An advisory group that advises the state on remediation of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern will discuss dredging of local waterways and habitat management efforts tomorrow, July 26, the State of Indiana said in their latest announcement. 

The Citizens Advisory for the Remediation of the Environment Committee (CARE) is set to meet from 1 to 3 p.m. in Room SULB 150D at the Student Union and Library at Purdue University Northwest in Hammond.

CARE plays an active role in advising the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) on the removal of the 12 remaining Beneficial Use Impairments (BUIs) that apply to the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern.

The committee is comprised of members of local organizations, industries, and agencies who are dedicated to improving the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the area’s ecosystem.

Committee members are appointed by the IDEM commissioner and meet regularly to provide input to IDEM on the criteria (removal targets) and the tasks (management actions) necessary to remove the remaining BUIs and delist the AOC.

CARE also educates the public about its progress and the status of the Grand Calumet River. Examples of CARE education and outreach have included Public Learning Events and AOC Seminars.

 

 

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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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