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September 20, 2007 Mercury Stocks Stakeholder Panel Meeting

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Welcome (8:30-8:45)
      Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

Introductions and Meeting Process (8:45-9:00)
      Sheila Canavan, Facilitator

Presentation (9:00-9:45): Updated Supply Data and Sources of Mercury
      EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

Break (9:45-10:00)

Presentation (10:00-10:45): Private Sector Storage and Costs of Private Sector Storage
      EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

Presentation (10:45-11:30): An Export Ban and Alternatives
      Dr. Edward Balistreri

Lunch (11:30-12:30)

Panel Discussion on Supply and Demand and Sources of Mercury (12:30-1:45)
      1. Should there be different strategies for short-term and long-term management of non-federal stocks of mercury?
      2. What impacts would restrictions on international trade in mercury have on the management of non-federal stocks?
      3. How would changing the nature of the trade restrictions change the impact?
      4. How would trade restrictions affect the stocks of mercury, including primary mining of mercury, and the use of mercury in artisanal mining?

Individual Stakeholder Feedback (1:45-3:00)
      5 minutes per stakeholder

Break (3:00-3:15)

Next Steps (3:15-3:30)

Public Comment (3:30-4:00)

Follow-up Stakeholder Discussion (4:00-4:30)



Susan Keane Natural Resources Defense Council
Ryan McGinness State of Nevada
Anil Mehta Defense National Stockpile Center
Alan Ray USGS
Arnold Kuzmack EPA
Lynn Petros-Winn Recycle Technologies
C. Mark Smith Massachusetts DEP
Ray Graczyk Northeast Lamp Recycling Company
Jerry DiCerbo Department of Energy
Steve Barringer Barrick Gold
Glenn Farber EPA/OPEI
Stephen Surface DNSC
Cynthia Manson IEC
Wendy Cleland-Hamnett U.S. EPA
Timothy Lehman U.S. EPA
Linda Barr U.S. EPA
Sue Slotnick U.S. EPA
Sara McGurk U.S. EPA
Tom Groeneveld U.S. EPA
Maria Doa U.S. EPA
Sheila Canavan U.S. EPA
Naceema Thompson BLH Technologies


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