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Delaware River deepening project

Delaware River deepening project

comprehensive reanalysis needed : report to congressional requesters

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harbors -- Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.),
  • Dredging -- Economic aspects -- Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.),
  • Dredging -- Environmental aspects -- Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14530760M
    LC Control Number2002418206
    OCLC/WorldCa50920041

    by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper For more than 20 years, my organization, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and I hav. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District manages water resources projects within the Delaware River watershed and along the Atlantic Coast of New Jersey south of the Manasquan Inlet. The below projects and studies are located in the state of New Jersey.

    Delaware River Main Channel Deepening: Dredging south of Wilmington, DE for pumpout across the river to Killcohook Island Confined Disposal Facility under the first deepening contract in Indian River Inlet, DE: Post rSandy work to reinforce the north jetty involved placing marine mattresses, filling voids and positioning capstones. Delaware River dredging reaches Philadelphia Septem More than 20 years after planning started for the deepening of the Delaware River, dredging of the nearly mile section between the Walt Whitman Bridge and the Philadelphia International Airport started this week.

      The USACE is deepening the main channel from to metres to provide for more efficient transportation of containerised, dry, and liquid bulk, breakbulk, Ro-Ro, and project cargoes to and from the Delaware River ports. The deepening project is expected to be complete in and is a joint effort between the USACE and PhilaPort. Global trends in shipping indicate carriers continue to invest in larger vessels and these vessels are arriving at Delaware River ports. A river deepening project is nearing completion that will increase the Federal project depth from 40 to 45 feet from Philadelphia, PA, and .


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About this project Part of a multi-phase, mile-long deepening initiative, this project involved dredging million cubic yards of material from the Delaware River federal navigation channel.

GLDD removed material from a mile area between Walt Whitman Bridge and the southern end of the Philadelphia International Airport. deepening project will have a negligible effect on the amount of infiltration. To predict the likely magnitude of upstream saltwater encroachment in the river due to the deepening project, the Corps' Waterways Experiment Station developed a 3-D numerical hydrodynamic/salinity model of the Delaware Estuary.

One of two live guests debating the Delaware River Deepening project on WHYY Radio, also heard on NPR. ; Pennsylvania Bar Institute – Environmental Law Forum Faculty - Delaware River Basin Commission and Regional Issues; Spring, ; Convention for the Common Good Environmental speaker and facilitator; J   Delaware River Channel Deepening Project Near Completion zoom As the port’s $ million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches % completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are.

Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware) Supplement 1. Executive Summary In Decemberthe Philadelphia District completed an analysis of benefits that would be generated by deepening the main navigation channel of the Delaware River to a controlling depth of feet Mean Low Water (MLW).

The authorized deepening project provides for the modification of the existing Delaware River Federal Navigation channel from 40 to 45 feet.

The project follows the existing channel alignment from Delaware Bay to Philadelphia Harbor and the Joe Balzano Terminal in Camden NJ. Authorized Delaware River Main Stem and Channel Deepening Project, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware The Delaware River Main Stem and Channel Deepening Project, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, was authorized by Public LawSection (6) of the Water Resources Development Act of The existing Delaware River Philadelphia to the Sea Federal navigation project was authorized by Congress in and modified in'35, '38, '45, '54 and ' This mile long channel is authorized for depths of37 to 40 feet.

The existing project provides for a channel from deep waterFile Size: 8MB. B.E. Lindholm and R.N. Weeks. Dredging and Beachfill, Delaware River Main Channel Deepening, PA, NJ, DE.

Sussex, Kent Counties, Delaware; Cumberland County, NJ. Gahagan and Bryant Associates is providing dredging engineering and project related consulting services to assist the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority(PRPA) during the ongoing construction of the project. The authorized deepening project provides for the modification of the existing Delaware River Federal Navigation channel from 40 to 45 feet.

The project follows the existing. Additional Physical Format: United States. General Accounting Office. Delaware River deepening project: comprehensive reanalysis needed i, 36 p.

Environmental groups in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey have engaged in court battles over the deepening project for years. On Tuesday, the. Delaware and New Jersey have opposed the deepening project, which would deepen the river from 40 to 45 feet.

Each sued in separate federal courts to stop it from progressing. Delaware RiverkeeperThe Army Corps announced $ million for Delaware River deepening project using a “slush” fund created to circumvent the ban on earmarks passed last year. Environmental and community advocates cried foul—pointing out that the Army Corps chose this path to fund the deepening b Author: Stefanie Spear.

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), secured $80 million in funding for Dover Air Force Base and $33 million in funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the annual Military Construction/Veterans Affairs and Energy and Water Development appropriations bills respectively.

These bills passed out of the Appropriations Committee and are now ready [ ]. NOTE: The record is now closed to further public comment on the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project. NEW. Investigation and Review of the Surface and Sub-Surface Sediment Distribution of Reach E for the Delaware River and Bay Main Channel Deepening Project, including.

Executive summary. by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper For more than 20 years, my organization, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and I have been challenging the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to deepen the Delaware River’s main channel by 5 feet for miles, from Philadelphia to the Ocean.

And in the next few days, President Obama is going to decide whether or. Army Corps of Engineers OK'd Delaware River deepening project without Delaware's approval the lethal Vx nerve agent waste at a DuPont facility along the Delaware River, the proposal collapsed.

Delaware Riverkeeper Hails Decision by Delaware and New Jersey to Legally Challenge Army Corps and its Deepening Project 10/30/ Congress Places Conditions on Funding for Delaware River Deepening 10/1/ The Delaware River Deepening Project - A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH) The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware Deepening Project.

Scientific and engineering studies performed and details of project construction, inclusive of geology, blasting, and rock removal will be discussed. Once complete, the estimated $ million project will make around miles of the Delaware River, from Philadelphia and Camden to the mouth .On Sunday, a dredge working on the Delaware River channel deepening project sucked up a 5-foot adult sturgeon.

(Photo: Molly Murray / The News Journal) Buy Photo Story Highlights.The Delaware River Deepening Project - A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH) Thursday, March 9, - pm. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware Deepening Project. Scientific and engineering studies performed and details of project construction, inclusive of geology, blasting, and rock removal will be discussed.