Monster Seminar Jam - Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) Overview
Dr. David Kendall, Dredged Material Management Office, Seattle District Corps of Engineers
The DMMP is a technical/policy based interagency program implemented 23 years ago after a 4.5 year $4.5 million dolllar interagency study, after regional NOAA studies highlighted sediment quality issues, and existing dredged material management in place lead to a lack of faith from regional stakeholders in the regional dredged material management. The study established 8 disposal sites in Puget Sound, state of the art evaluation procedures for evaluating dredged material, and management plans for managing the disposal and monitoring at those sites. The program now in its 23rd year of implementation is novel in adopting an interagency management model, sharing resources and decision-making, and public accountability to facilitate the effective management of dredged material.
Date and Time:
February 9, 2012,
10:30 am - 1:00 pm