Jump to main content.

Great Lakes Binational Toxics Strategy
Stakeholder Forum



Back to Index
exit EPA (About PDF)

December 2-3, 2009

Substance and Sector Work Groups Meeting
77 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois




Wednesday - December 2, 2009
8:30am Welcome and Introductions  
10:10am An Overview on CEC activities in the Great Lakes (PDF 318Kb, 35 pages) – Ted Smith, Beth Murphy USEPA GLNPO, Sean Backus, Environment Canada, CCIW
9:45am Canada’s Chemical Management Plan (PDF 171Kb, 22 pages) - Vincenza Galatone – Environment Canada, Chemical Sectors Directorate
10:15am Ontario Toxics Reduction Act (PDF 255Kb, 18 pages) – Julie Schroeder, Ontario Ministry of the Environment
10:45am BREAK
11:00am Informing US Priority Chemical Action Plans – Exploring a partnership in the Great Lakes – Tony Martig, USEPA, Region 5 Land and Chemicals Division
11:45am LUNCH
12:45pm Framework for Steward Based Risk Management Action in the Pollution Prevention Division at OPPT (PDF 41.3Kb, 15 pages) – Bradley Grams, USEPA Region 5 Land and Chemicals Division
1:15pm PFOS Electroplater Study (PDF 723Kb, 17 pages) - Kimberley Harris, USEPA Region 5 Water Division
2:00pm Long Range Transport of PDBEs in Canada (PDF 459Kb, 18 pages) – Jianmin Ma, Environment Canada
2:30pm BREAK
2:45pm Industry Perspectives on Chemical Monitoring Surveillance and Risk (PDF 28Kb, 37 pages) – Dale Phenicie, Council of Great Lakes Industries
3:15pm Delaware River Estuary:  Application of a Regional Relative Risk Approach (PDF 1.21Mb, 10 pages) - Amanda DeSantis of DuPont 
4:15pm Next Steps/Agenda Planning 2010
4:30pm Adjourn
Thursday - December 3, 2009
8:30am Registration (Continental Breakfast Hosted by Environmental Canada)
9:00am Welcoming Remarks, Introductions, Roundtable and Announcements
Esther Bobet, Director, Environmental Protection Operations Division, EC
Gary Gulezian, Director, Great Lakes National Program Office, USEPA
9:15am Workgroup Updates & Path Forward for PCBs, HCB & B(a)P, Dioxins/Furans, Mercury, New Substances  – Workgroup co-chairs
10:35am BREAK (Hosted by Environment Canada)
10:45am Green Chemistry Panel Discussion (PDF 1.11Mb, 13 pages)
Rui Resendes, PhD – Executive Director, GreenCentre Canada – Queens University
Great Lakes Green Chemistry Network (PDF 170Kb, 9 pages)– Lin Kaatz Chary
12:15am LUNCH (Hosted by Environment Canada)
1:15am GLBTS Monitoring and Surveillance Workgroup (PDF 53Kb, 5 pages) – Ted Smith, USEPA
1:30pm Agenda Planning
1:45pm Adjourn


Local Navigation

Jump to main content.