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2013 SOURCE CONTROL
Environmental Cleanup and Water Quality

Source Control - Environmental Cleanup and Water QualityLaws ~ Science ~ Implementation

CERCLA | MTCA | Clean Water Act | Sediment Management Standards & Water Quality Standards | Stormwater Management and Permitting | Lower Duwamish Waterway | Spokane River | Portland Harbor | Puget Sound

December 16, 2013
Washington Convention Center
Seattle, Washington

     
8:00-8:45   Registration and Continental Breakfast
       
8:45   Welcome, Introductions and Conference Kick-Off
     
  Holly Duncan, President
Environmental Law Education Center

INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP AND WATER QUALITY
8:45-9:30 National Trends and Big Picture Issues
    Coordination and Integration of CERCLA and Clean Water Act Regulation
    Sediment Sites, Water Quality Standards and the Regulation of CSOs
    Latest Scientific Developments and Strategies to Prevent Recontamination of Sediment Remediation Projects
     
 

John R. Wolfe, PhD., PE, BCEE
LimnoTech, Inc.

       
IMPLEMENTATION AND COORDINATION
9:30-10:00 Coordinating Environmental Cleanup and Water Quality Programs
    Policies and Priorities in Washington
    Sediment Cleanup, Stormwater Management, Source Control
    Update on Major Projects, Regulatory Programs and Technical Solutions
     
  Josh Baldi
Regional Director, Northwest Office
Washington Department of Ecology
       

10:00-10:30 Break

 
LEGAL AND REGULATORY UPDATE
10:30-11:00 CERCLA, MTCA, Clean Water Act, WQS & SMS
    Intersection of Sediment Remediation and Water Quality Standards
    Legal and Policy Challenges Presented by the New SMS Regulations
     
 

Steven J. Thiele
Stoel Rives LLP

       
PUGET SOUND
11:00-11:30 Priority Science for Restoring and Protecting Puget Sound
    Strategies to Control Pollution and Clean Up Puget Sound
    Progress toward Reducing Toxic Threats, Polluted Runoff, Wastewater Management
    Evolving Solutions to Preventing Pollution from Stormwater Runoff
     
  Tracy Collier, PhD
Science Director
Puget Sound Partnership
       
DUWAMISH
11:30-12:00 Environmental Quality, Water Quality and Building a Healthy Community Around LDW
    Integrating Cleanup/Source Control and Health Equity Goals
    Protecting the Environment, Human Health and Preventing Recontamination
    Recommendations to Strengthen EPA's Final Cleanup Plan for the LDW
     
  BJ Cummings
Development and Policy Advisor & Community Health Projects Manager
Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition
       

12:00-1:00 LUNCH (On your own)

 
LOWER DUWAMISH WATERWAY – SOURCE CONTROL
1:00-1:45 Toxics Cleanup and Water Quality on the LDW
    Latest LDW Source Control Studies
    Strategic Partnerships Between Cleanup and Water Quality Programs
    Future Source Control Activities
     
  Dan Cargill
Source Control Project Manager
Toxics Cleanup Program
Washington Department of Ecology
&
Rachel McCrea
Lead WQ Planner for Lower Duwamish & Municipal Stormwater Specialist
Water Quality Program
Washington Department of Ecology
       
1:45-2:15 LDW Source Control Activities and Dedicated Studies
    Bulk Air Deposition Study
    Green River Studies: whole water, stream sediments, suspended solids
    Bandon Basin CSO Study
    Duwamish CSO Tracing
     
  Jeff Stern, Sediment Management Program Manager
King County Department of Natural Resources
       

2:15-2:45 Break

 
PORTLAND HARBOR
2:45-3:15 What Sources Can Be Controlled and by What Mechanisms
    Sediment Remediation and Its Intersection with the Clean Water Act
    Resolving Conflicts Between CERCLA and Clean Water Act in Managing Stormwater
    Case Study: Portland Harbor Superfund Site
     
  David Livermore, R.G., L.H.G.
Integral Consulting, Inc.
       
SPOKANE RIVER
3:15-4:00 Urban Waters Initiative
    Latest Thinking on Clean Water Act, TSCA & Product Analysis as PCB Standards Continue to Drop in Waterways
    Groundwater & Air Deposition: What Comes After the Low‐Hanging Fruit
    Spokane Regional Toxics Task Force: Regional Strategies for Filling Data Gaps, Tracking Sources and Source Reduction
     
  Arianne Fernandez
Urban Waters Specialist, Eastern Region
Washington Department of Ecology
&
Adriane Borgias
Water Quality Program, Eastern Regional Office
Washington Department of Ecology
       
4:00-4:15 Questions and Discussion – Integrating CERCLA, MTCA,
Clean Water Act and Regulations, Rules and Permits
     
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