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Jacksonville’s Army Corps of Engineers Defends Dredging Predictions Against Claims of Inaccuracy

Posted on September 15, 2015

By Jensen Werley, JBJ

In the aftermath of a failed partnership for dredging mitigation and heavy criticism against its quality of work, the Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville district stands behind its recommendations, maintaining that additional mitigation beyond what it calls for is not necessary.

“We are currently preparing to monitor salinity and flow in the river in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey. If results from this monitoring cause concern, we will re-evaluate as appropriate in light of the new information,” spokeswoman Susan Jackson wrote in an email response to questions submitted by the Business Journal.


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