August 23, 2017 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting

Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office
22510 E. Mission Avenue Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Click here for a map

To attend by phone:

Call In Number: (509) 335-2277
Participant Code: 5266916

Ecology News: The following rulemaking adoption was filed with the Office of the Code Reviser: Chapter 173-98 WAC Uses and Limitations of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund and Chapter 173-95A WAC Uses and Limitations of the Centennial Clean Water Program

The following rulemaking adoption was filed with the Office of the Code Reviser:

August 8, 2017
Chapter 173-98 WAC – Uses and Limitations of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund
Chapter 173-95A WAC – Uses and Limitations of the Centennial Clean Water Program
For more information:
To join or leave ECOLOGY-WAC-TRACK click here:

August 2, 2017 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

The next meeting of the SRRTTF Task Force and Technical Track Work group is:

Date: Wednesday August  2, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Audio Call In Number: 509-335-2277
Conference ID: 2740350

Meeting Materials:
– 
TTWG agn 08-2-17_draft v2
link to Comp plan –  see Chapter 6.1 Implementation Effectiveness Assessment
–  SRSP TF Monitoring outline of suggestions d3 08-01-2017

Ecology News: Public Participation Grants Application Open

The Washington Department of Ecology will begin accepting applications for Public Participation Grants (PPGs) at 8 a.m. July 18, 2017. The PPG program is a competitive grant program. Grants are available to individuals affected by a contaminated site, or to non-profit public service organizations. The purpose of the grants is to facilitate public participation in: 
·       The cleanup of hazardous substance release sites, or
·       The implementation of the state’s solid and hazardous waste priorities.
Applications are available through Ecology’s Administration of Grants and Loans (EAGL) online grant management system.  You will need to set up a Secure Access Washington account before you can access EAGL. You will find more information about SAW and EAGL here: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/funding/EAGL.html.
 
The application will be open until 5 p.m. Aug. 11, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted. Ecology will evaluate and score each eligible application received. Grant funds are available for projects conducted July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.
Visit our web page for more information on PPG and the application process: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/grants/ppg.html

July 26, 2017 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting

The next meeting of the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force is:

Date: July 26, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 pm

Location:
 Spokane County Water Resource Center
1004 N. Freya Street
Spokane, WA 99202

Click here for a map

Call In Number: 509-335-2277
Participant Code: 5266916

Meeting Materials:
  SRRTTF July 26_2017 Agenda_draft
 ACE Commitment Report June 30 2017
 ACE Financial Statement July 2017
 SRRTTF 6.28.17 DRAFT Meeting Notes
–  SRRTTF_ResponsetoHomologMassBlanceComments (Dave Dilks presentation)
–  Water Quality Financial Assistance Workshops for State Fiscal Year 2019 (1)
 Duwamish River PCB Cleanup_SRRTTF presentation options_revised list based on TTWG feedback
–  SRRTTF – PCB Database Tasks 1 and 2 July 2017 Presentation (CDM Smith)

  Homolog Specific Mass Balance_Draft 07 19 2017
Questions/Comments received on the draft
 Spokane County comments on draft 2014-15 homolog mass balance 170714
–  Brian Nickel Comments on the draft homolog-specific PCB mass balance memo
–  Questions on the draft memo from Monica Ott and answers from Dave Dilks

 

Ecology News: Ecology’s Water Quality Program Financial Assistance – Workshop scheduled for August

The Department of Ecology’s Water Quality Program State Fiscal Year 2019 (SFY19) Funding Cycle opens on August 14, 2017 and closes on October 16, 2017.  Ecology has scheduled a training workshop for eastern Washington applicants seeking funding for water quality-related projects on August 16 from 9:00am – 1:00pm.  The workshop will be held at the Spokane Convention Center.  For more details see the attached Workshop Flyer.

Limnotech’s “draft: Homolog Specific PCB Mass Balance for the Spokane River” available for review

Please review Limnotech’s “draft: Homolog Specific PCB Mass Balance for the Spokane River”  report (below) and provide feedback, comments, and or questions to Dave Dilks at ddilks@limno.com no later than Friday July 14th, 2017. Dave will review all received comments and provide a draft copy for a potential decision at the July 26th Task Force meeting.

July 12, 2017 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

The next meeting of the SRRTTF Task Force and Technical Track Work group is:

Date: Wednesday July 12, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Audio Call In Number: 509-335-2277
Conference ID: 2740350

Meeting Materials:
 
TTWG agn 07-12-17_draft
  SRRTTF PCB Database Tsk1&2 TechMemo DRAFT
–  HomologSpecificMassBalance_Draft07052017
–  SRRTTF_LimnoTech_07_12_2017_Monitoring  (powerpoint)SRRTTF_LimnoTech_07_12_2017_Monitoring (pdf)
–  Duwamish River PCB Cleanup_SRRTTF presentation options

 

June 28, 2017 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting

Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office
22510 E. Mission Avenue Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Click here for a map

To attend by phone:

Call In Number: (509) 335-2277
Participant Code: 5266916