Accession Number : ADP006451

Title :   Overview of Significant Issues and Trends in the US Dredging Program,

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bates, Jimmy F.

Report Date : MAR 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The purpose of these introductory remarks is to provide the Japanese Delegation with a brief overview of significant accomplishments that have occurred in the US Program since the last meeting some two years ago. These remarks will also represent what is seen as some of the major emerging issues and US Research directions and information needs in the field of contaminated bottom sediments management. The objectives of this overview are: (a) To serve as a general introduction to the papers to be presented by the US Delegation. (b) To provide the basis for information exchange, including any requested follow-on information that the Japanese Delegation might desire, on topics of interest which cannot be presented in detail during our short visit here in Japan. (c) To act as a mechanism to initiate information dialogue with the Japanese Delegation on topics of particular interest to the US Delegation, both during this and follow-on meetings.

Descriptors :   *INFORMATION EXCHANGE, *SEDIMENTS, *ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, *WATER POLLUTION ABATEMENT, JAPAN, CONTAMINATION.

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE