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Evaluation of Dredged Material Proposed for Ocean Disposal (Green Book)

This manual contains technical guidance for determining the suitability of dredged material for ocean disposal through chemical, physical and biological evaluations. The technical guidance is intended for use by dredging applicants, laboratory scientists and regulators in evaluating dredged-material compliance with the United States Ocean Dumping Regulations. This manual is applicable to all activities involving the transportation of dredged material for the purpose of dumping it in ocean waters outside the baseline from which the territorial sea is measured.

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  • Evaluation of Dredged Material Proposed for Ocean Disposal (PDF)(214 pp, 2 MB, February 1991, EPA 503/8-91/001)
    This manual contains technical guidance for determining the suitability of dredged material for ocean disposal through chemical, physical and biological evaluations. The technical guidance is intended for use by dredging applicants, laboratory scientists and regulators in evaluating dredged-material compliance with the United States Ocean Dumping Regulations.