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2016
Superfund in OregonSuperfund in Oregon Conference

Federal & State Environmental Cleanup Laws ♦ Programs ♦ Policies ♦ Projects

October 21, 2016
World Trade Center Two
Portland, Oregon

     
8:30-9:00   Registration & Continental Breakfast
       

BIG PICTURE
 
9:00-9:30 CERCLA: Update on EPA Region 10’s Superfund & Brownfield Cleanup Programs
    Environmental Cleanup Program, Policies & Priorities
    Important Issues in Region 10
    Portland Harbor Superfund Site- Timeline and Process
     
 

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

   
9:30-10:15 Oregon’s Environmental Cleanup Program
    Developing Clear, Consistent and Cost-Effective Policies
    State’s Involvement in Portland Harbor & Other Sediment Sites
    Important Initiatives: Climate Change, Eco Risk Assessment & Institutional Controls
     
 

Kevin Parrett, PhD
Environmental Cleanup Manager
Oregon DEQ, Northwest Region
&
Tiffany Johnson, JD
Environmental Cleanup Coordinator
Oregon DEQ, Headquarters

 

10:15-10:30 Break

 
LIABILITY & INSURANCE COVERAGE
 
10:30-11:00 Liability Under State and Federal Superfund Laws
    Contractual Tools for Limiting & Controlling Liability
    Environmental & Real Estate Transactions
     
 

Patrick Rowe
Sussman Shank LLP

 
11:00-11:30 Prospective Purchaser Agreements
    Using PPAs and NFAs and Other Tools to Address Liability Concerns
    Incentives for Brownfield Redevelopment
     
 

Cheyenne Chapman, JD, LLM
Legal Policy Analyst
Oregon DEQ

 
11:30-12:00 Environmental Insurance
    Latest Developments Oregon Environmental Insurance Law
    Collecting Insurance for Environmental Remediation
     
 

Scott Kaplan
Assistant Attorney General
Oregon Department of Justice

       

12:00-1:00 LUNCH

 
ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY
 
1:00-2:00 Determining Who Pays for Environmental Remediation: Legal and Technical Issues
    Identifying Responsible Parties
    Dividing liability
    Challenges for contaminated sediment cleanup
    Allocation strategy, approaches and tools
     
 

Max Miller
Tonkon Torp LLP
&
David Livermore
Integral Consulting Inc.

 

2:00-2:30 Break

 
CASE STUDIES
 
2:30-3:00 Cleaning Up the Portland Harbor Superfund Site
    Costs of Remediation in the Portland Harbor Proposed Plan
    Remediation Dredging Methods
    Strategies to Keep Costs Down
     
 

Paul Fuglevand, PE
Dalton, Olmsted & Fuglevand, Inc.

 
3:00-3:45 City of St. Helens - Central Waterfront Redevelopment
    Repurposing of Wastewater Treatment Plant Lagoon to Buildable Waterfront Property
    Developing a Dredged Material & Soil Disposal Facility
    What does this mean for the Portland Harbor: Cost, Implementability, Carbon Footprint
     
 

John Walsh
City Administrator
City of St. Helens
&
Ted Wall, PE
Maul Foster & Alongi

 
3:45-4:30 Astoria Marine Construction
    NPL Deferral with Trustee Involvement
    Funding and Insurance
    Integrating NRDA and the RI/FS
    Incorporating Climate Change into the Remediation Strategy
     
 

Heidi Blischke
GSI Water Solutions, Inc.
&
Carson Bowler
Schwabe Williamson

       
 

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