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July 2014

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ESS Sponsors EBC Ocean & Coastal Resources Program: Northeast Regional Ocean Planning Workshop

In conjunction with SeaPlan, ESS will sponsor the Environmental Business Council's Northeast Regional Ocean Planning Workshop. Building on state ocean plans developed by Massachusetts and Rhode Island, the Northeast Regional Planning Body is developing an Ocean Plan for New England to inform and guide federal agencies' implementation of existing ocean-related authorities. The plan will focus on reviewing regulatory efficiencies associated with NEPA and the United States Army Corps of Engineering permitting for renewable energy development, sand and gravel extraction, deep water aquaculture, and carbon sequestration. The event will be held on July 11, 2014 in Boston, MA.

dredging4ESS RECAP: Summary of the 8th Annual EBC Ocean Resource Management Conference

Stephanie Wilson, ESS Senior Project Scientist, chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England - Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26 in Boston, MA. This EBC program brought together speakers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and others to discuss the current approaches for beneficial use and/or placement options for dredged material, in addition to updating attendees on the status of dredging and dredged material management in New England.

Recent & Upcoming Events

The 2016 Countdown to Food Waste Recycling in RI

ESS Attendees: Chris Rein

July 9, 2014  |  Providence, RI  |  More Info

EBC Water Resources Committee Planning Meeting

ESS Attendees: Jim Riordan

July 16, 2014  |  Boston, MA  |  More Info