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2015
OREGON ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP CONFERENCE

Environmental CleanupSeptember 18, 2015
World Trade Center
Portland, Oregon

Topics

  • Liability & Apportionment
  • Cost of Remediation
  • Climate Change & Superfund
  • Columbia Slough
  • Portland Harbor
  • Redevelopment & Revitalization

     
8:30-9:00   Registration & Continental Breakfast
       

THE BIG PICTURE
9:00-9:30 National Trends and Important Considerations at Sediment Cleanup Projects
    Observations on Recently Completed Projects – What are we learning?
    Advances in Available Technologies – or maybe not?
    Sediment Cleanup and Waterfront Redevelopment – Why they need to go together?
     
 

Philip Spadaro, Managing Director/Principal Scientist
The Intelligence Group

   
9:30-10:00 Priorities for Environmental Cleanup in Oregon
    Important Policies and Technical Issues
    Efforts to Improve the Cleanup Program
     
 

Bruce Gilles, Environmental Cleanup Manager
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

       

10:00-10:30 Break

 
CASE STUDIES AND SITE UPDATES
10:30-11:00 Columbia Slough Sediment Cleanup
    Approach, Status & Results
    Reaching Settlements. Controlling Sources and Cleaning up Contaminated Sediment.
     
 

Jennifer Sutter
Environmental Cleanup Project Manager
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

 
11:00-11:30 Portland Harbor Superfund
    Site Update & Project Schedule
    How is EPA Looking at this Site?
    Meeting with the National Remedy Review Board/CSTAG & Other Next Steps
     
 

Cami Grandinetti
Remedial Cleanup Program Manager
US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10

 
11:30-12:00 State Involvement in the Portland Harbor – Timely Issues
    Source Control Update
    State Acceptance and Concurrence
    Post Record of Decision Planning
     
 

Kevin Parrett, PhD,
Environmental Cleanup Manager
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Northwest Region

       

12:00-1:00 Lunch

 
CLIMATE CHANGE & THE SUPERFUND PROGRAM
1:00-1:30 Integrating Climate Change
    Assessing Vulnerabilities and Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Superfund Cleanup in the Pacific Northwest
    Determining Site-Specific Vulnerabilities and Possible Adaptation Measure to Increase Site’s Resilience to Climate Change Impacts
    Resources Available to Help Project Managers
     
 

Beth Sheldrake, Superfund Manager
US EPA, Region 10

       
1:30-2:00 Climate Change Impacts on Environmental Cleanup
    EPA’s Climate Change Adaptation Process
    Considering Climate change Impacts in Selection and Design of Sediment Remedies
     
 

Barry Kellems, P.E.
Integral Consulting, Inc.

       

2:00-2:15 Break

 
LIABILITY AND COST
2:15-2:45 Cleaning Up the Environment – Recent Legal Developments
    Apportionment, Arranger Liability and EPA Enforcement Power
    Arranger Liability
    Air Emissions
     
 

Jennifer Gates
Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP

       
2:45-3:15 Real Costs of Sediment Remediation
    Examining Feasibility Level vs Actual Sediment Remediation Costs
    Emerging Trends in Costs
    Factors to Consider in Predicting Costs
     
 

Reid Carscadden, P.E.
Integral Consulting, Inc.

       

3:15-3:30 Break

 
REVITALIZATING AND REDEVELOPING THE PORTLAND HARBOR ~
ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP AND BEYOND
3:30-5:00 Presentations and Panel Discussion
    Perspectives on the Future of the Portland Harbor
    Cleaning Up and Redeveloping the Willamette River
    Next Steps
     

Presentations from:
Michael Jordan, Director, Bureau of Environmental Services
City of Portland
&
Keith Leavitt, Chief Commercial Officer
Port of Portland

Moderator:
Nina DeConcini
Northwest Region Administrator
Oregon DEQ

Panel includes representatives from:
Port of Portland
City of Portland
Portland Harbor Citizens Advisory Group
DEQ
Lower Willamette Group

       
 

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