Dr. Peter L. deFur, President of Environmental Stewardship Concepts, based in Henrico VA. gave a presentation comparing cleanup sites on which he is working in USEPA Region 10 -- Rayonier-Port Angeles Harbor, Seattle Duwamish River, and Portland Harbor. Dr.deFur covered the contaminants at each site, compare cleanup options and plans for each site, covered alternative cleanup methods available to be used on particular contaminants, and compared agency support of the citizen groups at the different sites.
These cleanups are overseen by the WA State Department of Ecology and/or the USEPA. In WA State, these cleanups are part of the Puget Sound Partnership Cleanup Initiative. Dr. deFur's trip was made possible by Futurewise and the Olympic Environmental Council WA State Department of Ecology Public Participation Grants.
The webinar and the meeting location was hosted by the University of Washington Superfund Research Program.