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Advanced Conference on
STORMWATER & SOURCE CONTROL
Important, Timely Issues & Innovative Approaches

Stormwater & Source ControlMarch 17, 2015
World Trade Center
Portland, Oregon

Topics

  • Complying with Laws, Regulations, Plans & Permits
  • Managing Stormwater
  • Identifying Sources of Contamination
  • Removing Contaminants

     
8:30-9:00   Registration and Continental Breakfast
       
9:00   Welcome, Conference Overview and Introductions
     
  Holly Duncan
Environmental Law Education Center

BIG PICTURE PERSPECTIVES
9:00-9:30 A COLLECTIVE IMPACT MODEL FOR MEETING REGULATORY NEEDS
    Innovative Approaches to Addressing Water Quality Goals
    Coordinating Wastewater Treatment, Stormwater Management and River Restoration
    Successes on the Tualatin River
     
 

Bruce Roll, Watershed Program Manager
Clean Water Services

   
9:30-10:00 IMPLEMENTATION & EXPERIENCES IN THE FIELD
    How do all the regulatory pieces fit together?
    What are some practices that are environmentally protective and integrated into DEQ’s programs?
    Stormwater Management and Source Control on the Willamette River
     
 

Nina DeConcini, Northwest Region Administrator
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

       

10:00-10:30 Break

 
Important Developments: Laws, Regulations, Permits & Programs
10:30-11:00 LEGAL ISSUES & HOT TOPICS
    Important Legal Developments:  Clean Water Act, Stormwater Permitting, Litigation, Source Control and More
    Integrating Laws, Regulations, Permit Requirements and Technical Solutions
     
 

Laura Maffei, R.G.,
Cable Huston LLP

 
11:00-11:30 STORMWATER PERMITTING
    Why is polluted stormwater a problem and what is DEQ doing about it?
    What is Oregon’s plan for regulating stormwater discharges?
    Update on Oregon’s Stormwater Program and Municipal Stormwater Permit
     
 

Lisa Cox, Municipal Stormwater Permit Coordinator
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

 
11:30-12:00 REGULATING STORMWATER
    How do the regulatory programs fit together:  NPDES Permits and TMDLs.?
    Are we achieving water quality goals with these programs?
    How do we continue to make progress?
     
 

Krista Reininga, P.E.
Brown & Caldwell

       

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Provided)

 
Hot Topics: Permits, Compliance, Benchmarks, Enforcement & Water Quality Standards
1:00-1:30 CONSTRUCTION & INDUSTRIAL STORMWATER PERMITS
    Update on Renewal of Construction Permits
    Schedule for Industrial Permitting
    Meeting Benchmarks
     
 

Erich Brandstetter, PhD, CPSWQ
Industrial & Construction Stormwater Program Coordinator
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

       
1:30-2:15 COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS, REGULATIONS AND PERMITS
    Meeting Benchmarks:  Compliance, Enforcement & Citizen Suits
    Implementing Stormwater Pollution Control Plans and Their Use as a Shield to Enforcement
    Copper, Water Quality Standards and the Impact on Stormwater Discharges
     
 

Michael Campbell
Stoel Rives LLP

       

2:15-2:30 Break

 
Important Things to Know:  BMPS, Treatment & Emerging Technologies
2:30-3:00 BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR PERMIT COMPLIANCE
    Tier II Facility Corrective Action Requirements
    Source Control & Investigation
    Treatment BMPs to Combat Contaminants in Stormwater
     
 

Ayn Generes, PE, CPSWQ
Regional Stormwater Program Manager
SoundEarth Strategies

       
3:00-3:30 LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON TREATMENT
    Emerging Treatment Case Studies
    Newly Available Resources
    Evaluating Treatment Options to Remove Contaminants
    Some creative new approaches to define what is reasonable
     
 

Nathan A. Graves, CHMM
Vice President
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

       
3:30-4:00 STORMWATER SOURCE CONTROL
    The Role of Stormwater in Sediment Contamination and Recontamination
    Street Sweeping, Line Cleaning, Filtration Vaults, LID & More
    What BMPs can reasonably be Implemented in Large Urban Drainage Basins?
     
 

Todd M. Thornburg, PhD, RG
Anchor QEA

       
4:00-4:30 PANEL DISCUSSION
       
 

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