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Title: Considering sediment beneficial use options at Lake Michigan harbors in Wisconsin
Authors: Miller, Jennifer A.
McFall, Brian C.
Suedel, Burton C.
Keywords: Michigan, Lake, Coast (Wis.)
Dredging spoil--Management
Dredged material--Management
Publisher: Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical Report (Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)) ; no. ERDC TR-23-21
Abstract: In 2020 the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reassigned 14 federally maintained harbors in the Wisconsin waters of Lake Michigan to USACE–Chicago District. The administrative change presents opportunities for increased beneficial use of sediment at harbors that have not traditionally placed sediment beneficially. This paper summarizes a screening-level analysis of 12 harbors to determine which harbors are likely to have sediment appropriate for beneficial use in the future, either in water or upland. The harbors were qualitatively ranked according to the potential for future successful beneficial use of navigationally dredged sediment. Using this screening, data needs were defined and next steps to aid the development of a regional dredged-material management plan were identified.
Description: Technical Report
Gov't Doc #: ERDC TR-23-21
Rights: Approved for Public Release; Distribution is Unlimited
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