Open House on Portland Harbor Superfund Site

The Portland Harbor Public Forum and Open House, which will share information and answer questions about current and upcoming cleanup activities at the Portland Harbor Superfund site, is set to take place tomorrow, September 12, 2018, at the Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center.

The forum is being organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group.

The event is an opportunity for community members to meet with EPA and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to understand and review information and updates about the Superfund site. Potentially Responsible Parties will also be present to share updates and answer questions, reports EPA.

The Portland Harbor Superfund Site spans about 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. EPA released a final cleanup plan in January 2017 to address contamination in the sediment (“mud” at the bottom of the river) that poses an unacceptable risk to human health and the environment.

 

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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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