California Suction Dredging Update
August 2009 by Scott HarnThere are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
We have heard much “tough talk” through the years regarding reining in the regulatory excesses of government agencies in the past, but little action has followed those words. Perhaps we will finally see a genuine move away from excessive regulation.
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Of course, I know a bit about crevicing, but Steve seems to really have a knack for it, and I’m all about continual learning. I can always learn a few tricks from the pros.
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• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
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