The Federal Maritime Commission Newsroom


Announcing the Second Annual Port Environmental Initiatives Forum

May 21, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

Federal Maritime Commission
800 N. Capitol St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20573


Maryland Ports Administration - David Blazer, Chief, Dredge Material Management Program

Port of Seattle - Paul Meyer, Manager, Environmental Permitting and Compliance

Georgia Ports Authority – Christopher Novak, Director of Engineering and Facilities Maintenance


Mr. Kurt Nagle, President, American Association of Ports Authorities


This year’s discussion will focus on water quality issues and initiatives at ports, including ballast exchange innovations, maintenance dredging challenges, storm water management and terminal structure impact.

RSVPs preferred to Walk-Ins Welcome.

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