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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Dredging and Sediment Management

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Ocean Disposal Sites in Region 9

There are 12 EPA-designated ocean disposal sites for dredged material in Region 9: six along the California coast, five around the Hawaiian Islands, and the newly-established site west of Guam. Each site is managed according to a Site Management and Monitoring Plan (SMMP). EPA also manages one ocean disposal site for fish processor waste in American Samoa.

  • Guam Deep Ocean Disposal Site (G-DODS)
     — northwest of Apra Harbor, Guam
  • Humboldt Site (HOODS)
      — off Eureka, CA
  • San Francisco Deep Ocean Disposal Site (SF-DODS)
      — off San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco Channel Bar Site (SF-8)
     — off San Francisco, CA
  • Los Angeles Site (LA-2) -
     — off San Pedro, CA
  • Newport Bay Site (LA-3) -
     — off Newport Beach, CA
  • San Diego Site (LA-5) -
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    off San Diego, CA
  • Hawaii Sites
    • South Oahu, off Honolulu, HI
    • Hilo, off Hilo, HI
    • Kahului, off Maui, HI
    • Nawiliwili, off Kauai, HI
    • Port Allen site, Kauai, HI
  • American Samoa Fish Waste Ocean Disposal Site

Contact Information

Jason Brush (brush.jason@epa.gov)
(415) 972-3483

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