Application of a Management Strategy for Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediments to Proposed U.S. Navy Homeport Project at East Waterway, Everett Harbor, Washington

by John F. Malek, US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, WA, USA,
Michael R. Palermo, US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, WA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87


The U. S. Navy proposed to homeport a Carrier Battle Group, and requested technical assistance from the Seattle District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, to evaluate dredging and disposal options for contaminated project sediments. This paper reviews the studies and conclusions of the Corps' technical assistance program to the U. S. Navy Homeport project. Concentration is on overview description and explanation of program development, interpretation of test results, and the influence and consequences of test results and project solutions to other contaminated sediment situations in Puget Sound. Detailed procedures for conducting tests are not presented.

Subject Headings: Sediment | Water pollution | Project management | Dredging | Ports and harbors | Waterways | Water conservation | Washington | United States | Seattle

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