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Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force (SRRTTF)
June 5th & 6th, 2012
School of Law Moot Court Auditorium
721 N Cincinnati St, Spokane WA 99202-2021
Workshop Purpose: This workshop is intended to bring together a group of stakeholders, regulators, and technical experts to begin the effort to identify and quantify the sources of PCBs and Dioxins in the Spokane River, to build a common body of knowledge about previous study work on the Spokane River, and to begin the development of a work plan for the reduction of toxics in the Spokane River.
Who Should Attend?: All members of the SRRTTF,all interested stakeholders,regulatory staff from the Department of Ecology and the US EPA, and consultants/technical experts who may wish to compete on future work for the SRRTTF.
Registration: Advance registration is required by Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The registration cost is $55.00 and covers two days of lunches, refreshments at breaks, and administration costs. Registration after May 29th or at the door is $65.00. Please register using your credit card at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/243975 . For registrations that must be made by check, please follow the instructions on the Brown Paper Ticket website. Registration fees are tax deductible.
Workshop Contact: Send emails with questions to Tricia Poitevint at TPoitevint@LibertyLake.org.
Nearby Hotels: Red Lion River Inn, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Courtyard Marriott, Oxford Suites Downtown Spokane, Holiday Inn Express Spokane Downtown, Travelodge at the Convention Center, Comfort Inn University District, Red Lion Inn at the Park.
Background Information: Information about the SRRTTF is available on their website at www.SRRTTF.org. The previously completed “Spokane River PCB Source Assessment, 2003-2007” is available at www.ecy.wa.gov/biblio/1103013.html.
For background information on the Toxics Task Force, visit THIS Ecology release from February 27, 2012.
Sponsorships: The Gonzaga University School of Law has generously donated their auditorium for this Spokane River Toxics Workshop. Donations to cover the workshop costs were contributed by: Hayden Area Sewer Board, Inland Empire Paper Company, Kaiser Aluminum, Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District, City of Post Falls, City of Spokane, and Spokane County.
Don Martin, US EPA (Workshop Moderator)
Eric Blischke, CDM Smith
Arianne Fernandez, Department of Ecology
Raleigh Farlow, DMD Inc.
Dr. Thomas Fikslin, Delaware River Basin Commission
Raylene Gennett, City of Spokane
Dr. Bruce Hope, CH2M Hill
Dave Hope, Pacific Rim Laboratories
Bud Leber, Kaiser Aluminum
Dr. Andres Martinez, University of Iowa
Mike Milne, Brown and Caldwell
Dale Norton, Washington Department of Ecology
Dr. Lisa Rodenburg, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Dawn Sanders, City of Portland
Lynn Schmidt, City of Spokane
Presenter Bios and downloadable versions of their presentations can be seen at THIS LINK.