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Subject: EPA Forum on Managing Contaminated Sediments at Hazardous Waste Sites
From: Rob Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Rob Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 22 Feb 2001 10:55:11 -0500

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EPA Forum on Managing Contaminated Sediments at Hazardous Waste Sites
May 30 - June 1, 2001, Hilton Old Town
Alexandria, Virginia

Forum Announcement and Call for Papers
For more information: Contact Joan Fisk at 703.603.8791

This forum will facilitate an open exchange of information and viewpoints
concerning cleanup of contaminated sediments. Panelists and participants
will discuss the key science and policy issues for making the most
appropriate site-specific risk management decisions that are consistent with
current federal laws and regulations.

Specifically, the forum will seek to accomplish the following objectives:

provide a forum for all stakeholders to express their opinions on EPA
program policies and guidance that address sediment remediation;
identify the key site information and data that should be collected and
evaluated in order to make informed site-specific cleanup decisions;
identify issues that need to be resolved, additional data that needs to be
gathered and evaluated, and research that needs to be performed; and
share information and lessons learned as a result of managing contaminated
Speakers will be drawn from a wide range of constituencies, including
non-governmental organizations, academia, state government, and the federal
government. Panel discussions will promote a useful exchange of ideas and
viewpoints, and poster presentations will present a wide variety of
information on contaminated sediments and sites. Topics will include
community involvement issues and concerns, site characterization, effects on
human health and ecological resources, and remedy effectiveness

Call for Papers
Panelists: Prospective panelists should submit a one page (double-spaced)
abstract on one of the conference topics described above by February 28,
2001. Abstracts must include the author's name, affiliation, address, phone
number, fax number & e-mail address. Please note that panelists must be
willing to actively engage in discussion.

Poster Sessions: Prospective presenters of poster presentations should
submit an abstract not to exceed one double-spaced page by February 28,
2001. Abstracts must include the author's name, affiliation, address, phone
number, fax number & e-mail address.

Submissions may be sent to:
Joan Fisk
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20460

or, preferably, e-mailed to:
[log in to unmask] - in either WordPerfect or Word.

Hotel Information
Note: Please Make Hotel Reservations by Friday April 27, 2001. (The special
workshop rate for guest rooms may not be available after this date.)

Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
For Reservations, Call: 703-837-0440

Guest Room Rates are:
$155. per evening Corporate rate
$119. per evening Government rate
plus current prevailing taxes.

To receive the Workshop rate, mention the EPA Sediment Forum when you

Forum Registration Form
Seating is Limited. Please Register Early.
There is no registration fee for this forum.

You may also print out and mail this form to:
New-Bold Enterprises, Inc.
(EPA Forum Registration)
One Central Plaza, Suite 1008
11300 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

You may also print out and fax this form to:
FAX: 301-881-8591 attn: L. Zimmerman



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