Maintenance Dredging Assessment

Sausalito - life on the water 2In 2011, Oregon Consensus conducted an assessment on behalf of the City of Portland Healthy Working Rivers Office, examining applicant experiences with the multi-agency permitting process for maintenance dredging in areas of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers and Columbia Slough. The assessment gathered input from a wide variety of stakeholders, including dredging firms, owners of floating homes, and staff at multiple state, local and federal agencies that have a role in the dredging permitting process.