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  • Aquatic disposal field investigations Galveston, Texas, offshore disposal site. Evaluative Summary. 

    Wright, T.D.; Mathis, D.B.; Brannon, J.M. (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1978)
    Investigated in 1975 and 1976, the physical (sedimentological), chemical, and bilogical impacts of dredged material disposal at an authorized disposal site offshore Galveston, Tex. A hopper dredge was used for dredging ...
  • Citizen's Guide to Plastics in the Ocean: More Than a Litter Problem (Fourth Edition) 

    O'Hara, Kathryn; Iudicello, Suzanne; Zilligen, Jil (Center for Marine Conservation, 1994)
    This guide is intended to inform you - the concerned citizen, educator, researcher, or policy maker - of the origins and impacts of marine debris, provide detailed information on what is being done to combat the problem, ...
  • Disposal in the Marine Environment: An Oceanographic Assessment 

    United States National Research Council Commission on Natural Resources Ocean Disposal Study Steering Committee (National Academy of Sciences, 1976)
    This study reviews and integrates scientific and technical information on ocean disposal to develop concepts for monitoring and regulating this practice. The objective is to provide, as a basis for EPA's future regulatory ...
  • Effects of open-water disposal of dredged material on bottom topography along Texas Gulf coast. 

    Bastian, D.F. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, 1974)
    Analysis of hydrographic surveys of hopper dredge disposal areas in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas indicated that dumping at these sites had little effect on bottom topography. Apparently there are no definitive, ...
  • Environmental hazards: marine pollution 

    Gorman, M. (ABC-CLIO, Incorporated, 1993)
    This comprehensive volume provides readers with answers to some of the most basic questions about the destruction of our oceans and serves as a guide to further in-depth research. The volume examines the history of marine ...
  • Evaluation of dredged material proposed for ocean disposal (testing manual). 

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army (Office of Marine and Estuarine Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1991)
    No abstract available
  • History of ocean dumping in the Gulf of Mexico. 

    Hann, R.W., Jr.; Zapatka, T.F.; Zapatka, M.C.; Baskin, C. (Texas A&M University, 1976)
    The Gulf of Mexico has also been used as a dumping ground for the coastal states. Initially there was no control over dumping, but the Corps of Engineers was eventually given authority to overview this practice. Then in ...
  • Managing Galveston Bay: issues and alternatives: draft discussion items and possible management strategies 

    Galveston Bay National Estuary Program (Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1992)
    This document was created to help focus public discussion of the development of initiatives for a draft Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) for Galveston Bay. The CCMP will outline problem-solving ...
  • Managing Galveston Bay: issues and alternatives: public discussion summary. Draft 

    Galveston Bay National Estuary Program (Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1992)
    Galveston Bay is many things to many people. It's the largest estuary in Texas with 600 square miles of mostly shallow, brackish water that is home to hundreds of species of birds, fish and other wildlife. Like most ...
  • Plastics in the ocean: More than a litter problem 

    US Navy (Gardy McGrath International, 1990)
    This video discusses the hazardous effects of plastics dumped in the ocean and the Navy's response to bans on plastic dumping. Brief details are given as to how plastics adversely effect marine life. Specific information ...
  • Port collection & separation facilities for oily wastes. Vol. 1: Collection, treatment, and disposal of oily water wastes from ships. 

    Forster, R.L.; Moyer, J.E.; Firstman, S.I. (Frederic R. Harris, Incorporated, 1973)
    The types of oil wastes brought into selected ports, (including Houston, Texas), by non-military shipping are identified. Estimates of quantities, based on total prohibition of overboard dumping, brought in during 1970 and ...
  • Port collection & separation facilities for oily wastes. Vol. 4: Executive 

    Forster, R.L.; Moyer, J.E.; Firstman, S.I. (Frederic R. Harris, Incorporated, 1973)
    The types of oil wastes brought into selected ports (including Houston, Texas) by non-military shipping are identified. Estimates of quantities, based on total prohibition of overboard dumping, brought in during 1970 and ...
  • Report to Congress on Ocean Dumping 1987-1990 

    United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1991-09)
    This Report to Congress, covering Calendar Year 1987 through Fiscal Year 1990, summarizes the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) activities in carrying out its responsibilities under Title I of the Marine Protection, ...
  • A review of illegal dumping in Montgomery and Wharton counties 

    Reed-Stowe & Co., Inc.; West Environmental Consulting (Houston-Galveston Area Council, Community and Environmental Planning Department, 1997)
    Illegal dumping has become a highly recognized problem at regional and state levels. Landfills have significantly declined due to regulations which cause cost increases. Therefore, small rural counties with less dense ...
  • Technical and philosophical aspects of ocean disposal 

    Zapatka, M.C.; Hann, R.W., Jr. (Texas A&M University Sea Grant College, 1977)
    Seven major technical aspects of ocean disposal are discussed in this report. They include qualitative and quantitative aspects of waste materials, disposal methods, transport of materials through water, effects of wastes, ...
  • The time is now 

    Broussard, A.; Gulfwatch (, 1990)
    No abstract available