EPA Region 4, often in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), conducts oceanographic surveys to identify appropriate locations for ocean disposal sites and to monitor the impacts of regulated dumping at the ocean disposal sites. Region 4 monitors Fort Pierce Harbor, FL Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site to ensure that unexpected or significant negative effects are not occurring from past or continued use of the disposal site and to verify regulatory and permit compliance.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Postdisposal Areal Mapping of Sediment Chemistry at the Fort Pierce ODMDS, 2003 (PDF)(62 pp, 6 MB)
- Evaluation of Shelf, Harbor and Disposed Dredged Sediments as Potential Sources of Deposited Muds on South Florida Reefs, 2002 (PDF)(10 pp, 331 K)
- Fort Pierce Sidescan Sonar Survey, 1999 (PDF)(1 pg, 701 K)
- Fort Pierce ODMDS Benthic Surveys, 1992 and 1999 (PDF)(54 pp, 2 MB)