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    The cutter suction dredge J.S. Chatry works in shipping channels near the mouth of the Mississippi River. Dredges like the Chatry helped set the record for beneficial use of dredged material (BUDMAT) in 2019 with 25.6 million cubic yards of sediment piped

2019 sets new record for BUDMAT

The bird’s foot delta south of Venice has a fresh 2,000 acres of wetlands at the end of 2019 thanks to a record-setting 25.6 million cubic yards of river sediment deposited as part of the beneficial use of dredged material (BUDMAT) program.

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