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Sector and Substances Working Groups Meeting
Chemical Management in the Great Lakes – New Directions

Toronto, Ontario
March 31, 2009


Meeting Minutes: March 31, 2009
[PDF 4.11Mb, 97 pages]


Tuesday, March 31, 2009
8:30am Meeting Check-in (Continental Breakfast Hosted by Environmental Canada)
9:00am Welcoming Remarks, Introductions, Review of Decisions from December 2 & 3 2008 - Allan-Paul Dane, Environment Canada and Ted Smith U.S. EPA
9:10am Screening Chemicals in Commerce to Identify Possible Persistent and Bioaccumulative Chemicals: Update March 2009 [PDF 275Kb, 21 pages] Derek Muir, Environment Canada 
Outcome: Information and Discussion
9:45am Emerging Contaminant Monitoring and Surveillance in the Great Lakes  [PDF 168Kb, 16 pages] Beth Murphy U.S. EPA
Outcome: Information and discussion
10:15am BREAK
10:30am IJC Consultation Chemicals of Emerging Concern to the Great Lakes[PDF 40Kb, 20 pages] Ted Smith, U.S. EPA
11:00am Profile Updates and Path Forward[PDF 26Kb, 8 pages] Ted Smith U.S. EPA and Allan-Paul Dane, Environment Canada
Parties actions and approach since December 2009 meeting
11:30am Update on Substance Selection Process[PDF 59Kb, 8 pages] Bradley Grams, U.S.EPA and Elizabeth Sabo, Environment Canada
Outcome: Information and discussion
12:15pm LUNCH (Hosted by Environment Canada)
1:00pm How Can We Consider Sectors?[PDF 138Kb, 11 pages] Edwina Lopes, Environment Canada
Outcome: Information and approach to grouping strategies and discussion
2:00pm Path Forward and Agenda Planning for May Meetings
2:15pm Adjourn

Next Meetings

Tuesday, May 26, 2998
1:00 - 4:00pm Substance and Sector Meeting - Windsor, Ontario
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
9:00am-3:00pm Integration Meeting - Windsor, Ontario



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