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Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Houston Ship Channel, Texas (maintenance dredging).
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District., 1971)
It is proposed to maintain the 40-foot deep Houston Ship Channel navigation project, extending about 50 miles from Bolivar Roads at the lower end of Galveston Bay and through the lower reaches of the San Jacinto River and ...
Houston Ship Channel, Texas. Maintenance Dredging. Draft environmental statement.
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, 1971)
It is proposed to maintain the 40-foot deep Houston Ship Channel navigation project, extending about 50 miles from Bolivar Roads at the lower end of Galveston Bay across Galveston Bay and through the lower reaches of the ...
Proceedings of the national workshop on geotextile tube applications
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1997)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has used increasingly in recent years geotextile tubes filled with sand for the retention and erosion protection of dredged material in low wave energy, low-tidal range regimes. Because ...
Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels, Texas: Bolivar Roads to Mile 10, contaminant assessment
(Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc., 1995)
The Contaminant Subcommittee of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels, Texas project decided that an evaluation of the contaminant potential of the maintenance material from the Bolivar Roads to Mile 10 reach of the ...
Species composition, distribution, and abundance of macrobenthic organisms in the intake and discharge areas of steam-electric generating station before and during initial start-up.
(Texas A&M University., 1972)
The species composition, distribution, abundance of macro-benthic organisms in the intake and discharge areas of Houston Lighting and Power Company's new Cedar Bayou Generating Station were investigated during the period ...
Present status of spoil disposal areas along the Houston Ship Channel.
(Texas A&M University., 1973)
If the dredging rate in the Houston Ship Channel remains constant, the ultimate capacity of the existing spoil areas will be reached in approximately 26.4 years. This is figuring maintenance of existing channel width and ...
A survey of the economic and environmental aspects of an onshore deepwater port at Galveston, Texas. Part II: Environmental considerations.
(Texas A&M University Sea Grant Program, 1974)
The development of a deep draft port for the Galveston area is a project with broad implications for the environment. A framework was established for a comprehensive environmental study which should be undertaken in the ...
Feasibility of suspension culture of oysters at an offshore site on the Texas coast
(Texas A&M University, 1975)
The feasibility of off-bottom oyster culture at a petroleum platform offshore from High Island, Texas was investigated. Oysters were dredged from a natural reef in upper Galveston Bay at a spoil area adjacent to the Houston ...
Managing Galveston Bay: issues and alternatives: public discussion summary. Draft
(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 ...
Habitat development on dredged material
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 1976)
The development of habitat on dredged materials (spoil islands or spoil heaps on land) is feasible. Development of salt marsh and upland habitat is now underway on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas. Other examples are provided.