Press Release: WEDA 2021 Environmental Excellence Awards

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February 11, 2021


PRESS RELEASE: Apply for the 2021 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards

Dear Thomas Cappellino,

Each year the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) proudly presents Environmental Excellence Awards to outstanding projects at its annual WEDA Summit and Exposition. In 2021 the awards will be announced during the Virtual WEDA Dredging Summit, which owing to the COVID19 pandemic, will be held online from June 15-17, 2021. 

Three Environmental Excellence Awards will be given, one for each of the following categories:

  1. Dredging for Navigation (purpose is to create or maintain navigation channels);
  2. Environmental Dredging (purpose is environmental enhancement, e.g., remediation or wetland creation); and
  3. Mitigation or Adaptation to Climate Change. This category includes dredging or marine construction projects that exemplify and implement the WODA Statement on Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change. Click here to view the WODA statement. 

Please see the attached 2021 Criteria and Process for these awards. Applications for previous Environmental Excellence Awards can be viewed on the WEDA website at  

Applications should be submitted by April 23, 2021, in PDF format to Craig Vogt, Chair of WEDA’s Environmental Commission, at For further information, please contact Craig Vogt. 


Craig Vogt
Chair of WEDA's Environmental Commission




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