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Convention to focus on hazardous waste cleanup

Release Date: 04/30/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

EPA to host 2008 National Corrective Action Conference June 3-4 in New Orleans

(Dallas, Texas - April 30, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency will host the 2008 National Corrective Action Conference June 3-4 in New Orleans.

The event brings together hazardous waste regulators and managers, as well as other stakeholders involved with cleanups to provide a forum for open and frank discussion on corrective action issues and for exchange of information and experiences in streamlining the corrective action process.

“Strategies for Meeting the 2020 Corrective Action Goals” is the theme of this year’s conference. The conference will include 18 concurrent breakout sessions, with topics that include Corrective Action 101 (a basic introduction to the Corrective Action Program); Vapor Intrusion, polychlorinated biphenyls (1 session); Green Revitalization (2 sessions); Performance-based approaches to remedy selection; Risk-based cleanups/institutional controls; and more. Conference registration is $120.00.

For questions about the conference, contact Nick Stone (214-665-7226; or Karen Tomimatsu (703-605-0698;

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