Archived Activities

ARCHIVED SMWG ACTIVITIES - 2008 - 2012

2012

Oct. 25, 2012 - submitted SMWG Comments on Proposed Sediment Management Standards Amendments to State of Washington DOE

Oct. 16-17, 2012 - SMWG Members Meeting, Chicago, IL

Aug. 3, 2012 - Submitted comments to EPA on the Lockheed West (Seattle) Proposed Plan

May 29, 2012 - Submitted comments to the National Remedy Review Board on the Gowanus Canal

May 16-17, 2012 - SMWG Sponsor Forum, Newark, NJ

May 15-16, 2012 - SMWG Members Meeting, Newark, NJ

Ongoing - Follow-up on proposed EPA Directive

Ongoing - Preparations for webinar of the Sediment Remediation Training Course with U.S. EPA and others

Ongoing - Follow-up re: U.S. EPA's training and implementation of U.S. EPA's Contaminated Sediment Management Guidance

Ongoing - Steering Committee member and participant in Battelle's 7th International Contaminated Sediment Conference, Dallas, TX (Feb. 4-7, 2013)

2011

Oct. 5-6, 2011    SMWG Sponsor Forum, Philadelphia, PA

Oct. 4-5, 2011     SMWG Members Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

July 13, 2011       Meeting with U.S. EPA OSRTI representatives re: followup on opportunities identified at the USACE/SMWG Workshop, "Working Toward A New Contaminated Sediment Site Paradigm"

Mar. 22, 2011      Meeting with U.S. EPA OSRTI representatives re: EPA's proposed Directive on Interim RODs and proposed cleanup levels

Feb. 8-10, 2011   Steering Committee member and participant in Battelle's 6th International Contaminated Sediment Conference, New Orleans, LA

Ongoing               Preparations for webinar of the Sediment Remediation Training Course with U.S. EPA and others

Ongoing               Follow-up re: U.S. EPA's training and implementation of U.S. EPA's Contaminated Sediment Management Guidance

Ongoing               Drafting a technical guidance document re: sediment stability assessment at contaminated sediment sites and incorporating the results into a risk management framework

2010

Oct. 5-6, 2010      SMWG Members Meeting - Green Bay, WI

Oct. 6-7, 2010       SMWG Sponsor Forum - Green Bay, WI

April 13-14, 2010    The Alpha and The Omega and Points In Between Conference (The Beginning and The End) - Chicago, IL - with U.S. EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ERDC

April 15, 2010        SMWG Members Meeting - Chicago, IL

Ongoing                Preparations for webinar of the Sediment Remediation Training Course with U.S. EPA and others

Ongoing                Follow-up re: U.S. EPA's training and implementation of U.S. EPA's Contaminated Sediment Management Guidance

Ongoing                Follow-up re: PCB Disposal Rule - characterization issue

Ongoing                Drafting a technical guidance document re: sediment stability assessment at contaminated sediment sites and incorporating the results into a risk management framework

2009

Feb. 3-5, 2009       Steering Committee member and participant in 5th International Contaminated Sediment Conference, Jacksonville, FL

April 28-29, 2009   SMWG Contaminated Sediment Management Symposium with U.S. EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ERDC, Alexandria, Virginia

April 29-30, 2009   SMWG Members Meeting, Alexandria, VA

Sept. 1-2, 2009       Participate in Mental Modeling Workshop organized by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with U.S. EPA

Sept. 29-30, 2009    SMWG Sponsor Forum, Saratoga Springs, NY

Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2009    SMWG Members Meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY

Ongoing                Preparations for webinar of the Sediment Remediation Training Course with U.S. EPA and others

Ongoing                Follow-up re: U.S. EPA's training and implementation of U.S. EPA's Contaminated Sediment Management Guidance

Ongoing                Follow-up re: PCB Disposal Rule - characterization issue

Ongoing                Drafting a technical guidance document re: sediment stability assessment at contaminated sediment sites and incorporating the results into a risk management framework

2008

Jan. 8-10, 2008    Optimizing Decision-Making and Remediation at Complex Sediment Sites, New Orleans, LA - Co-sponsor with U.S. Army Corps (WES), U.S. Navy and U.S. EPA

Jan. 2008              Submitted comments on draft Great Lakes Bi-National Toxics Strategy Annual Report 2007

Feb. 2008             Co-author on "4Rs of Environmental Dredging: Resuspension, Release, Residual and Risk"

April 29 - May 1, 2008      SMWG Sponsor Forum and Spring Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI

July 2008              Acted as peer reviewer for DOD's draft Monitored Natural Recovery at Contaminated Sediment Sites Guidance

July 25, 2008       Meeting in Washington, D.C. with Susan Bodine, U.S. EPA Asst. Administrator for OSWER, Jim Woolford, Chief of OSTRI, and members of HQ OSW staff

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2008       SWMG Sponsor Forum and Fall Meeting, Houston, TX

Oct. 20-23, 2008    Participant in the 24th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Ongoing                Followup re: PRP eligibility for Great Lakes Legacy Act funds (October, 2008 - GLLA reauthorized and amended)

Ongoing                Steering Committee member for the 5th International Contaminated Sediment Conference (Feb. 2-5, 2009), Jacksonville, FL

Ongoing                Follow-up re: U.S. EPA's training and implementation of U.S. EPA's Contaminated Sediment Management Guidance

Ongoing                Follow-up re: PCB Disposal Rule - characterization issue

Ongoing                Drafting a technical guidance document re: sediment stability assessment at contaminated sediment sites and incorporating the results into a risk management framework