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Buzzards Bay, MA

Beneficial Uses: Capping
Lead Agency: New England District
Placement Date(s): 1980's
Location: Buzzards Bay, New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts
Placement Method: Open ocean thin layer capping of dredged material.
Substrate Type: Fine-grained dredged sediment
Project Size: 1-3 acres
Monitoring: DAMOS (Disposal Area Monitoring System)
Comments: Issues concerning contaminated sediments involved
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  • Action Plan : Managing Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal
  • Disposal Area Monitoring System
  • MIT Sea Grant Center on Capped Marine Sediments
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