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Articles tagged with: sediment management

Revitalizing the Chicago Area Water System

Sarah Meyer,
Sarah Meyer

Over 100 miles of rivers and canals make up the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS), which connects Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River and includes the Chicago River, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, the Cal-Sag Channel, and the Calumet Rivers. This complex water system has a long history of industrialization,...

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Environment Virginia Symposium 2018

OBG experts share latest thinking and technologies in the environmental industry

OBG experts and thought leaders shared some of the latest thinking and technologies in the environmental industry—from in situ stabilization (ISS) for coal ash remediation and sediment management to invasive species and real-time electronic data collection—at the recent Environment Virginia Symposium. The annual symposium, which took...

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Watershed revitalization through sediment removal

Rich Weber,
Fountain Lake Restoration Project, Minnesota

Many U.S. waters have been listed as impaired waters by their respective states, as a result of the Clean Water Act and the Water Quality Planning and Management regulation. Many other water resources have been listed as threatened waters, or are in the process of being evaluated...

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Dr. Lyle Trumbull discusses restoring a barrier island at CLEAN GULF

Lyle Trumbull, PhD presents at 2017 Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition

Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, significant erosion occurred at barrier islands off the central Gulf of Mexico coast, including the Breton National Wildlife Refuge barrier island chain. These barrier islands, located in the Breton Sound 30 miles off the southeast coast of Louisiana, serve as a natural breakwater protecting mainland environments. Because...

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Managing key cost drivers during a sediment remediation project

OBG environmental experts discuss key cost drivers at contaminated sediment sites

OBG recently participated in the 10th Symposium on Design and Construction Issues at Hazardous Waste Sites, hosted by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Philadelphia Post. The event brings together professionals from government and the private sector to discuss the evolving engineering and...

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Battelle 2017 Sediments Conference

Environmental experts from OBG and NRT, an OBG company exhibited and presented at Battelle’s Sediments Conference

OBG, together with NRT, an OBG company, delivered six presentations and 10 posters during Battelle’s Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. The conference, held in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 9-12, 2017, brings environmental professionals together to share experiences and expertise with remediating, restoring, and managing the en...

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ASDSO Dam Safety 2016

Matt Marchisello, PE discusses historic dam infrastructure (Photo by Dam Safety 2016)

OBG water experts recently presented during the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Dam Safety 2016 conference on September 11–15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At this leading conference on dam and levee safety engineering and technology transfer, the OBG team delivered presentations during sessions on Rehabilitation Case Histories for Hi...

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2016 SAME Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo

Jeff Levesque, PE (photo by SAME)

OBG environmental remediation experts recently presented during the 2016 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo (JETC), which took place on May 24-26 in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual conference held by the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) provides educational sessions focused on finding solutions to today’s architecture, engineering, and construction challenges in th...

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