The 26th Sediment Management Review Meeting was held 7 MAY at Seattle District headquarters. The Corps of Engineers, EPA Region 10, Department of Ecology and Department of Natural Resources co-sponsored the event, which was attended by 121 members of agencies, tribes, ports, consultants and environmental groups. The agenda included presentations by representatives of the Dredged Material Management Program; State of Washington Sediment Management Standards; EPA Superfund; and Department of Ecology Toxics Cleanup Program; as well as technical presentations related to analysis of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and the use of passive porewater samplers. Revised freshwater chemical and biological testing guidelines for sediment evaluation were proposed for use in the State of Washington.
Two Clarifications have been officially implemented:
The draft Issue paper below has not yet been implemented. Comments have been received and are now being reviewed.
- Calculator for Revised FW Sediment Screening Values
A summary of the meeting, including all PowerPoint presentations, is now available via the table of meeting minutes on this page.