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GLIN==> Contaminated Sediments Conference, April 13-14 in Toledo, OH



Posted on behalf of Gary Overmier <govermi@pop3.utoledo.edu>

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The University of Toledo College of Law's Legal Institute of the Great
Lakes announces a conference on contaminated sediments.  This
bi-national conference, of interest to policy makers, scientists and
attorneys, will explore the scientific, legal and policy aspects of the
contaminated sediment issue.

To register print out the agenda and mail the registration form or visit
our web site at www.law.utoledo.edu/ligl/ to register and find
additional information on contaminated sediments.

Gary L. Overmier
Assistant Director
419-530-4179
govermi@pop3.utoledo.edu
Legal Institute of the Great Lakes


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Legal Institute of the Great Lakes
University of Toledo, College of Law
University of Toledo, University College
Division of Continuing Education
University of Toledo, Lake Erie Center

present
Contaminated Sediments 2000
April 13 & 14
Seagate Centre
Toledo, Ohio

Preliminary Program - Subject to Revision

Thursday April 13th

12:00 PM – 12:30 Registration

12:30 PM – 12:40 Welcome and Introduction to Program

Frank S. Merritt, Chair – Faculty Advisory Committee
Legal Institute of the Great Lakes

12:40 PM – 2:15    Nature and Causes of Contaminated Sediments

Great Lakes Contaminated Sediments: Causes and Distribution.
Peter Landrum – NOAA Great Lakes Laboratory -Confirmed
Sources, deposits, movement and losses
John Wolfe – Limotech – Confirmed
Movement of CONTAMINANTS in the Environment
Alison Spongberg – University of Toledo, Dept. of Geology
Economic Impact  - Speaker to be Announced

2:15 PM – 2:30 Break

2:30 PM – 4:00 The Science of Sediment Prevention
Industrial – types of devices
Michael Thede, ERM – Columbus, Ohio - Invited
Non-point Source – Agricultural – types of devices or strategies
Russell A. Rasmussen, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources -
Confirmed
Non-point Source – Urban Runoff
Allen Burton – Wright State University – Confirmed.

4:00 PM – 4:15  Break

4:15 PM -  5:45  Legal Devices to Prevent Sediments

Permitting and Regulatory Schemes – United States
Thomas Armitage, Ph.D, Acting Chief, Risk Assessment and Management
Branch
U.S. EPA Office of Science and Technology
Permitting and Regulatory Schemes – Canada
Marcia Valiante – University of Windsor, School of Law - Confirmed
Private legal actions – United States
Tom Dawson, Esq. – Wisconsin Pesticide Information Network - Confirmed
Private legal actions – Canada
Paul Muldoon - – Environmental Alliance of Canada – Invited

5:45 – 6:45 Reception (Cash Bar) Sponsored by Toledo-Lucas County Port
Authority

Friday April 14th

8:30 AM – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 10:30  – Remediation – The Science

The Canadian Perspective on Remediation
Gail Krantzenberg, Ontario Ministry of the Environment - Confirmed
Dredging and the Disposition of Dredged Materials - Choice whether to
remediate or contain
Jan Miller – U.S. Army Corp of Engineers – Confirmed
Keeping Sediments in place
Joe Jersak – Hull &  Associates - Invited
Major man-made remediation techniques
Frank Grover – Conastoga Rover Engineering - Confirmed
The Role of Wetlands in Contaminant Remediation
Hans Gottgens –University of Toledo – Department of Biology - Confirmed

10:30 AM – 10:45 Break

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM – Remediation – The Legal Framework

Non-Judicial techniques – Negotiated cleanups
Mark Navarre -Ohio EPA  - Ashtabula River Project - Confirmed
Regulatory and Judicial techniques – American Law
Maureen Katz – DOJ  - Confirmed
Susan Sadler, Esq. – Bloomfield Hills, Mi. - Confirmed
Regulatory and Judicial techniques – Canadian Law
Paul Muldoon - Environmental Alliance of Canada – Invited
Commentator
Tom Dawson – Wisconsin Pesticide Information Program – Confirmed

This program is underwritten in part by a grant from the
Embassy of Canada


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Contaminated Sediments 2000  - April 13 &14 – SeaGate Centre – Toledo,
Ohio

____Fulltime Student $20       ____General $60     ____With CLE Credit
$95  Program #5652

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