Proposed Agendas

Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force
Proposed Meeting Agenda Items
NOTE: Please see actual meeting agendas for up-to-date topic list
November 2017 – December 2018

Upcoming Meeting Agenda Topics (updated on 11-20-2017)

If you would like to add an item to future agendas, please contact the Task Force Facilitator, Chris Page (c.page@wsu.edu).


November 29, 2017: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA

  • Task Force collaboration
  • Annual Implementation Review Summary
  • Lands Council PCB work
  • SRRTTF Project Management Conversation
  • Funding: EPA Healthy Watersheds Consortium—opportunity for regional approach?
  • UW/WSU intern to do SRRTTF work (for ACE, Ecology, or LimnoTech)?

December 6, 2017: Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

  • Follow-up to Wenatchee food chain study (Will Hobbs)
  • Q&A on EAP’s Tribal Boundary PCB Study (if needed after SRF)

December 13, 2017: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA

  • Academic expertise, continued (Stephanie Hampton, WSU-UI)
  • Annual Implementation Effectiveness Review
  • Kaiser Cleanup: update and findings

January 3, 2017 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

  • Ecology request: SRRTTF provide “boundaries” for annual central tendency sampling

January 24, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Spokane County Water Resource Center | 1004 N. Freya Street, Spokane, WA

  • How will EAP Tribal Boundary Study findings be used for policy?
  • Academic / independent scientific expertise: Stephanie Hampton, WSU-UI (CEREO); Donna Riordan (WSAS)
  • Annual Implementation Effectiveness Review—Decision: accept?
  • Kaiser cleanup: update and findings
  • Quarterly SWAT Team Updates: Green Chemistry, Regulatory Rulemaking (TSCA Reform & WSDOT Color Box), Building Demo & Renovation, Waste Disposal Assistance, Public Outreach
  • Green Chemistry: Saskia Van Bergen, Lauren Heine (NW Green Chemistry)
  • Duwamish:
    • Pollutant Loading Assessment (analysis of cross-media behavior of PCBs and modeling of this behavior OR
    • PCB congener sampling in groundwater (how has data been used to ID sources, i.e. sites of concern?)
  • Transformer buy-back program (Cadie)?
  • Duwamish:
    • Pollutant Loading Assessment (analysis of cross-media behavior of PCBs and modeling of this behavior??
  • Outreach: WSU public opinion polling

February 7, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

February 28, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) ) Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA (Tentative location)

  • Green Chemistry, “Better Brakes”: Dr. Lauren Heine, Executive Director of Northwest Green Chemistry, Saskia Van Bergen/Ken Zarker (Ecology)
  • “PCB-free” fish feed update (WDFW)?
  • Outreach: revisit poster panel pie chart?

March 7, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 March 28, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) Spokane County Water Resource Center | 1004 N. Freya Street, Spokane, WA

 

April 4, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

April 25, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) ) Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA (Tentative location)

 

May 2, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

May 23, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) Spokane County Water Resource Center | 1004 N. Freya Street, Spokane, WA

 

June 6, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

June 27, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA (Tentative location)

  • Technical Topics & updates
  • EPA intern report on inadvertent PCBs

 

July 11, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

July 25, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) Spokane County Water Resource Center | 1004 N. Freya Street, Spokane, WA

 

 

August 1, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

August 22, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA (Tentative location)

 

September 5, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

September 26, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) Spokane County Water Resource Center | 1004 N. Freya Street, Spokane, WA

 

October 3, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

October 24, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA (Tentative location)

 

November 7, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

November 28, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm) Spokane County Water Resource Center | 1004 N. Freya Street, Spokane, WA

 

December 5, 2018 Technical Track Work Group Meeting (10:00am – 12:00pm) Department of Ecology | 4601 North Monroe Street, Spokane, WA

 

December 12, 2018: Task Force Meeting (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office | 22510 E. Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA (Tentative location)