July 27, 2016 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting – Comprehensive Plan Workshop

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

Date: July 27, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

There will be a short lunch break. Lunch will be served on site for those who would like to purchase a lunch for $ 5/person (food tbd), if you have food allergies, or gluten free preferences, you may choose to bring in your own lunch.

Click here for a map

Task Force members are encouraged to attend this meeting/workshop in person as this will be a highly interactive meeting.

If this is not an option, here is a call in number.

Call In Number: 800-704-9804
Participant Code: 34863442#

Updated Spreadsheets  (Outcome of workshop)
LevelDActions
PCB-Control-Actions-worksheet_simple buckets

SRRTTF Meeting July 27 summary_draft

Agenda
–  SRRTTF Comp Plan workshop agenda 07-27-16 (Revised)

Previous Meeting Summaries
–  
SRRTTF TTWG 07-06-16 summary notes DRAFT
–  
SRRTTF 6-22-16 summary notes_DRAFT

Other Meeting Materials
–  PCB-Control-Actions-worksheet_draft-_07-25-16
–  SRRTTF_LimnoTech_07_27_2016

July 20, 2016 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

he next meeting of the SRRTTF Technical Track Work group is:

Date: Wednesday July 20, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Call In Number: 800-704-9804 Participant Code: 34863442#

Meeting Documents:
 Tech Track WG agn 07-20-16_revised
  Spokane LT Prelim data update for 7-8-16
–  PCA Effectiveness_Appendix A
 SRRTTF 07 27 16 Agenda draft 07-14-16
 PCB Control Actions worksheet_draft _07-18-16


Comprehensive Plan Memo Draft available: Cost/Effectiveness of PCB Control Actions for the Spokane River and Appendix B: Fact Sheets

The Comprehensive Plan Memo Draft title  “Cost/Effectiveness of PCB Control Actions for the Spokane River” and its association and “Appendix B”: Fact Sheets is available for Task Force review. Please send comments/edits to Dave Dilks (ddilks@limno.com).

All Comprehensive Plan documents and comments/edits received are posted here.

July 6, 2016 Technical Track Work Group Meeting

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

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Call In Number: 800-704-9804 Participant Code: 34863442#

Meeting Documents:
– SRRTTF TTWG 07-06-16 summary notes DRAFT
 Tech Track WG agn 07-06-16_draft_revised
 SRRTTF 07 27 16 Agenda draft06-29-16
  LimnoTech Pres PDF , SRRTTF_LimnoTech_07_06_2016 (PowerPoint)

–  Comprehensive Planning Memos: ( “Cost/Effectiveness of PCB Control Actions for the Spokane River” memo and appendix)

 

LimnoTech Work Products Available for review (Final and Draft documents)

The following work products are available for Task Force Review:

The following documents are available for Task Force review and comment. Please send comments/revisions by June 30th, 2016, to Dave Dilks at LimnoTech (ddilks@limno.com), please also CC Chris Page and Kara Whitman (c.page@wsu.edu and kmwhitman@wsu.edu) for posting comments to Task Force website. Dave will have a revised draft based on comments/revisions received out on July 6th, 2016. All Comprehensive Plan documents, and comments received are posted on the Task Force Comprehensive Plan page.

Final Draft Memos: Comprehensive Plan – all posted on the Comprehensive Plan Page.

Task Force Sampling Data Sets:

June 22, 2016 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting

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

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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: 800-704-9804
Participant Code: 34863442#

Please note, the conference call in number will remain open until 15 minutes until after the meeting begins. It will continue to remain open as long as there are callers on the line. If you wish to join the meeting by phone late, please notify Kara Whitman (kmwhitman@wsu.edu) ahead of time.

Meeting Documents

Agenda:
–  
SRRTTF June 22_ 2016 Agenda REVISED
Previous Meeting Summaries:
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SRRTTF 05-25-16_Summary Notes_DRAFT
  SRRTTF/TTWG 6.15.16 Meeting Summary DRAFT
–  TTWG 6.1.16 Meeting Summary DRAFT
Presentations
–  
SRRTTF_LimnoTech_06_21_2016
–  
SRRTTF LSC Presentation June 2016
 NPDES permit schedule

Other agenda topic related links:
 EPA PCB Use Authorization Rule Status: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=EPA-HQ-OPPT-2009-0757-0001
– Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs); Reassessment of Use Authorizations for PCBs in Small Capacitors https://yosemite.epa.gov/opei/rulegate.nsf/byRIN/2070-AK12#1
–  SRRTTF Funding Strategies
– CDA SRRTTF SC v-2. EPA Order Granting Leave to File Amended Complaint
–  CDA SRRTTF Sc v. EPA Amended Complaint

June 15, 2016 Combined Task Force Meeting and Technical Track Work Group Meeting

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

Date: Wednesday June 15, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

Call In Number: 800-704-9804 Participant Code: 34863442#
This meeting is a combined Full Task Force Meeting and a Technical Track Work Group Meeting. Please review the documents prior to the meeting.

Meeting Documents:
– SRRTTF_TTWG 06-15-16 summary notes_DRAFT
–  
Tech Track WG agn 06-15-16 Revised 3
  SRRTTF-TSCA-HR-2576-letter-to-Congress-MAY-2016_Revision 1 (Discussion and Potential Decision Item)
–  “Magnitude of Source Areas & Pathways DRAFT” (Decision Item)
– SRRTTF_LimnoTech_06_15_2016b (pdf)
–  SRRTTF_LimnoTech_06_15_2016b (pptx)

DRAFT: Cost/Effectiveness of PCB Control Actions for the Spokane River – Memo available for Task Force review

The DRAFT Cost/Effectiveness of PCB Control Actions for the Spokane River Memo is available for Task Force Review.  Please send comments on the draft to Dave Dilks of LImnoTech (ddilks@limno.com).

Memo Review and finalization process timeline:

  • Initial comments by June 15th or earlier
  • Second draft provided by by LimnoTech by June 22nd
  • Official review draft available by July 6th
  • Final Draft for decision posted to Task Force website by July 15th.

The Draft and all comments that are received will be posted to the Comprehensive Plan page on the Task Force website here.

May 25, 2016 Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force Meeting

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

Date: May 25, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Click here for a map

Call In Number: 800-704-9804
Participant Code: 34863442#

Webinar Information: 

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To join the online meeting

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1. Go to
https://wadis.webex.com/wadis/j.php?MTID=m9cc858b87958f774f2d2b1528b5b608a
2. Enter your name and email address.

3. Enter the meeting password: 3yMHswki

4. Click “Join Now”.

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To join the audio conference only

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For Audio, please use telephone.

Call 1 800 704 9804

Participant code 34863442#



Meeting Documents:
–  SRRTTF 05-25-16_Summary Notes_Final
–  
SRRTTF May 25 2016 Agenda_revised3
Previous Meeting  Summaries:
–  
SRRTTF April 27 DRAFT summary notes (Decision Item)
–  SRRTTF_TTWG_05-04-16_Summary Notes
Other Meeting Documents and Presentations
–  
SRRTTF-PCB-Fact-Sheet-April-2016-_edited-4.20.16 (Decision Item)
SRRTTF_LimnoTech_05_25_2016_Part 1 and 2
All Comprehensive Planning Documents and Comments
– SRRTTF_MagnitudeSourcesPathways_2016_0518_draft. (Decision Item)
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SRRTTF_Inventory_of_Control_Actions_05182016_draft (Decision Item)
–  
Work Plan_Rodenburg
  Homolog-PMF presentation_II 5-25-16

LimnoTech: Magnitude of Sources and Pathways memo- Preliminary Draft available for review and data request

LimnoTech has drafted a memo on the “Magnitude of Sources and Pathways  This memo will be a part of the Comprehensive Plan. Please note that this is a Preliminary Draft based on data received to date.

Task Force members are asked to review the memo and provide feedback to LimnoTech . Please note if there is site-specific data that can be used to replace the literature values, and/or better alternatives to the (many) assumptions that are currently in the memo. Please send all comments/edits to Dave Dilks at ddilks@limno.com by April 27th.

LimnoTech is still waiting for data from some Task Force members. Please provide information to LimnoTech on the following:

  • Influent and effluent PCB measurements (and associated discharge flow) performed by the various WWTPs, for the “Magnitude of sources and pathways” memo, and
  • Existing PCB control plans that have been prepared by the WWTPs, for the BMP memo.