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2016
Environmental CleanupEnvironmental Cleanup Conference

CERCLA ♦ MTCA ♦ Sediments ♦ Dredging ♦ Climate Change ♦ Green Remediation

September 19, 2016
Washington Convention Center
Seattle, Washington

     
8:30-9:00   Registration and Continental Breakfast
       

BIG PICTURE - CLEANING UP ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION
 
9:00-9:30 CERCLA & MTCA: Thirty Years of Sediment Remediation
    Sediment Cleanup Challenges and Successful Strategies
    Progress on Sediment Sites in the Northwest
     
 

Betsy Day
Integral Consulting

   
9:30-10:00 Federal Environmental Cleanup Program - CERCLA
    Update on EPA’s Superfund Program
    Policies & Priorities
     
 

Sheryl Bilbrey
Director, Office of Environmental Cleanup
US EPA Region 10

 
10:00-10:30 Washington Toxics Cleanup Program - MTCA
    Update: Policy Initiatives, Funding, Legislation
    MTCA Biennial Legislative Report
     
 

Jim Pendowski
Manager, Toxics Cleanup Program
WA Department of Ecology

       

10:30-11:00 Break

 
CLIMATE CHANGE - GREEN REMEDIATION
 
11:00-11:30 Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
    State of Knowledge: Climate Change in Puget Sound
    Planning for Climate Variability and Change
    Implications for Cleaning Up Environmental Contamination
     
 

Lara Whitely Binder
Climate Impacts Group
College of the Environment | University of Washington

 
11:30-12:00 Green Remediation
    Systematically Minimizing the Environmental Footprint of Cleanups
    ASTM International’s Standard Guide for Greener Cleanups E2893-13
     
 

Beth Sheldrake
Superfund Manager
US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10

       

12:00-1:00 LUNCH (Provided)

 
SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT - DREDGING - DISPOSAL
 
1:00-1:45 Remediation Dredging Methods
    Reduce Resuspension, Release & Residuals
    Classic Dredging Versus Remediation Dredging Methods
     
 

Paul Fuglevand & Rob Webb
Dalton, Olmsted & Fuglevand

 
1:45-2:15 Beneficial Use and Sustainable Sediment Management
    Dredged Material Management and Disposal – Law & Regulations
    Case Studies: Portland Harbor, Whatcom Waterway, Port Gamble and More
     
 

Kendra Skellenger
Anchor QEA LLC

 
2:15-2:45 Sediment Remediation and Dredging Case Study
    Port Gamble Bay and Mill Site - Creative Technologies for Site Assessment
    MTCA, Sediment Management Standards and Puget Sound Initiative
     
 

Russ McMillan
Site Manager, Toxics Cleanup Program
WA Department of Ecology

 

2:45-3:00 Break

 
SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT - 25 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE
 
3:00-5:00 A chance to hear from authors and implementers of the Sediment Management Standards
    How did we get here and where do we go from here?
    Successes and Missed Opportunities
    Presentations and Discussion
     
 

Moderator: Holly Duncan
Environmental Law Education Center

       
     
 

Chance Asher
Sediment Policy Program Lead
Toxics Cleanup Program, WA Department of Ecology

       
     
 

Teresa Michelsen, PhD
Farallon Consulting

       
     
 

Ivy Anderson
Assistant Attorney General
Washington Attorney General’s Office

       
     
 

Justine Barton
Sediment Management Unit
Office of Environmental Review and Assessment
US Environmental Protection Agency

       
     
 

David Fox
Chief, Dredged Material Management Office
US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District

       
     
 

Kristie Elliott
Sr. Prosecuting Attorney, Natural Resources
King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

       
     
 

Alexandra Smith
Manager, WA Department of Ecology
Previously, Chief Environmental Attorney at Port of Seattle, and
Director of Environmental Programs at Port of Olympia

 

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