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Freshwater Spills Symposium 2006 Agenda, Presentations & Papers

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Papers, presentations, and other files presented at the 2006 Freshwater Spills Symposium (FSS) are available below. FSS papers and presentations reflect the views of their author(s) and are not necessarily the views of EPA.

Tuesday, May 2, 2006
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Onsite Registration
Begins at 7:45 am
Cascade Ballroom Foyer (Second Level)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Freshwater Spills Symposium 2006

PLENARY SESSION

"Natural Disasters, Human Error, and Equipment Failure--
Causes for Major InlandOil Spills and the Resulting Multifaceted Response"

Start Time: 9:30 am
Cascade Ballroom (Second level)

Welcome and Introductions

Paul Slyman,Oregon DEQ - Welcome (PDF) (15 pp, 2.7MB)
Socorro Rodriguez, EPA Region 10 (Portland) - Welcome (PDF) (17 pp, 1.5MB)
Craig Matthiessen, EPA Office of Emergency Management - HQ - Welcome (PDF) (19 pp, 1.2MB)

Featured Speakers:

Hurricane Rita (PDF) (33 pp, 5.7MB) - J.T. Ewing, Texas GLO

Hurricane Katrina - Before and After (PDF) (31 pp, 2.2MB) and Murphy Oil USA Refinery Spill (PDF) (9 pp, 770K) - Richard Franklin, EPA Region 6

SONS 2007 (PDF) (38 pp, 4.9MB) - Douglas Eames, USCG

Mark Howard, EPA SPCC Update (PDF) (11 pp, 334K)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch - On Your Own

 Pipeline Incidents
Rebecca Post
Chemical and Biological Measures
Greg Wilson
SPCC and FRP Rules
Mark Howard
Response Strategies
Randy Clark
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Bioremediation of Diesel Range Organics in the Suisun Marsh (PDF) (27 pp, 3.7MB)
Harry Allen IV
Presentation: The United States Environmental Protection Agency: National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, Subpart J Product Schedule (PDF) (20 pp, 180K)
Paper: The United States Environmental Protection Agency: National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, Subpart J Product Schedule (PDF) (16 pp, 93K)
William Nichols
Top 10 Misconceptions about SPCC and FRP (PDF) (19 pp, 465K)
Christopher Ludwa and Ashley Ehrhart
Presentation: Upland/Inland Spill Response: Use of Underflow Dams (PDF) (18 pp, 2MB)
Paper: Upland/Inland Spill Response: Use of Underflow Dams (PDF) (18 pp, 2.0MB)
Theodore Camlin
Presentation: Mojave River Pipeline Spill- San Bernardino County, California (PDF) (22 pp, 895K)
Paper: Mojave River Pipeline Spill- San Bernardino County, California (PDF) (16 pp, 66KK)
John Key
Changes in the Protocol for Listing Bioremediation Agents on the NCP Product Schedule (PDF) (21 pp, 93K)
Albert Venosa
Understanding the Flexibility Associated with the SPCC Rule (PDF) (23 pp, 1.1MB)
Patricia Fleming
Presentation: Use of Trajectory Modeling to Analyze Variations on the Response Strategies for Inland Waterways (PDF) (35 pp, 1.3MB)
Paper: Use of Trajectory Modeling to Analyze Variations on the Response Strategies for Inland Waterways (PDF) (15 pp, 471K)
Dagmar Etkin
In-stream Remediation of a Hydrocarbon Release in North Central Alberta (PDF) (32 pp, 2.7MB)
Wayne Wiebe
Anaerobic Biodegradation and Toxicity of Vegetable Oil in Freshwater Sediment (PDF) (23 pp, 673K)
Zhengkai Li
Characteristics of FRP Facilities: Results of Nationwide Inventory (PDF) (22 pp, 219K)
Troy Swackhammer
Coast Guard's Mechanical Oil Spill Recovery Capabilities (PDF) (18 pp, 1.2MB)
Alvin "Mike" Crickard
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Presentation: Oil and Gas Pipeline Condition Assessment Using Remote Sensing (PDF) (23 pp, 2.8MB)
Paper: Oil and Gas Pipeline Condition Assessment Using Remote Sensing (PDF) (25 pp, 437K)
William Roper

SPECIAL SESSION Voodoo vs. Science: The Practical Application of Bioremediation Techniques as a Removal Response Option at Land-Based Oil Spills (PDF) (72 pp, 10.5MB)
Harry Allen III

Proposed Cleanup Guidelines for Small Oil Spills Using Bioremediation (PDF) (36 pp, 2.3MB)
Harry Allen III

The Practical Science of Bioremediation as an Oil Spill Response of Option 2006 (PDF) (64 pp, 5.3MB)
Harry Allen III

EPA Oil Program Activities (PDF) (32 pp, 124K)
Mark Howard
Monitoring Crude Oil Spill Components with the ORSANCO Organics Detection (PDF) (50 pp, 5.1MB)
Jerry Schulte
Marathon Ashland Oil Pipeline Spill EPA Emergency Response Team (ERT) (no file available)
Greg Powell & Fred Stroud
SPCC Plans (PDF) (42 pp, 1.1MB)
Eric Politte
Responding to Group V Oil Spills (Submerged Oils) in Freshwater Environments (PDF) (58 pp, 6.2M)
David Usher
Inspector's Corner (PDF) (23 pp, 4.0MB)
Donald Smith
Presentation: Managing an Integrated Response (PDF) (17 pp, 812K)
Paper: Managing an Integrated Response (PDF) (16 pp, 431K)
Theodore Camlin
Wednesday, May3, 2006
 Case Studies/ Lessons Learned (PART I)
Beatriz Oliveira
Cleanup Techniques and Strategies (PART I)
David Fritz
Emergency Preparedness and Planning (PART I)
Beth Sheldrake
Oil Behavior & Risk Assessment (PDF)
William Nichols
8:30 AM - 10:00 AMInland Oil Spill Response: Midnight Dumping at Mud Creek (PDF) (75 pp, 3.7MB)
Jereme Altendorf
Presentation: Improved Recovery of Oil Spills from Water Surfaces using Tailored Surfaces in Oleophilic Skimmers (PDF) (25 pp, 3.4MB)
Paper: Improved Recovery of Oil Spills from Water Surfaces using Tailored Surfaces in Oleophilic Skimmers (PDF) (14 pp, 381K)
Victoria Broje
An Inspector's Photographic Journey of How Not to Manage an O&HS Spill Prevention and Response Program (PDF) (57 pp, 9.3MB)
John Hanson
The Transport of Oil in Water Bodies Subject to Waves (PDF) (18 pp, 276K)
Michel Boufadel
Presentation: Lower Colorado River Oil Spill and Response January 2002 Lessons Learned (PDF) (44 pp, 4.6MB)
Paper: Lower Colorado River Oil Spill and Response January 2002 Lessons Learned (PDF) (13 pp, 82K)
Jeffery Smith
Presentation: Determination of Mercury and Other Trace Metals in Hydrocarbons using the Anton- Paar High Pressure Asher (HPA) (PDF) (16 pp, 410K)
Paper: Determination of Mercury and Other Trace Metals in Hydrocarbons using the Anton- Paar High Pressure Asher (HPA) PDF) (16 pp, 662K)
Deborah Cussen
Presentation: Inland Water Oil Spill Removal Organization (PDF) (30 pp, 1.3MB)
Paper: Inland Water Oil Spill Removal Organization (PDF) (9 pp, 203K)
Dee Bradley
Presentation: The Density Behaviour of Heavy Oils in Freshwater: The Example of Lake Wabamun Spill (PDF) (48 pp, 11.5MB)
Paper: The Density Behaviour of Heavy Oils in Freshwater: The Example of Lake Wabamun Spill (PDF) (15 pp, 845K)
Merv Fingas
The Rio dos Padres Case: Working in a Dangerous Area and Minimizing Cleaning Action Impact in the Environment (PDF) (15 pp, 1.9MB)
Fernando Falkiewicz
Enhanced Oil Recovery Rate of the Weir Skimmer in Spill Recovery (PDF) (14 pp, 467K)
Ali Hammoud
King County Water Quality Trouble Call Program (PDF) (41 pp, 7MB)
Benjamin Budka
Consideration of Characteristics Influencing Emulsification Factors for Vegetable Oil Spills (PDF) (27 pp, 300K)
Greg Wilson
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 AM Wabamun Lake, AB Oil Spill - A Case Study of a Large Freshwater Oiled Wildlife Response (PDF) (27 pp, 1.7MB)
Lana Emo
Earthworms as Ecoengineers in the Restoration of Oil and Brine-Impacted Soils Following Remediation (PDF) (40 pp, 3.5MB)
Kerry Sublette
Consideration of Cultural Resources in Freshwater Oil Spills (PDF) (41 pp, 6.7MB)
Susan White
Freshwater Net Environment Benefit Analysis Exercises on the Great Lakes (PDF) (30 pp, 1.5MB)
Stuart Eddy
Presentation: Inland Oil Spills - Well Blowout 2004 (PDF) (28 pp, 9.4MB)
Paper: Inland Oil Spills - Well Blowout 2004 (PDF) (15 pp, 1.3MB)
Paul Foley
EPA ERT Diving Technologies used in Freshwater (Submerged Oil): Athos Spill and Pyramid Lake Spill (PDF) (34 pp, 6.4MB)
U.S. EPA Dive Program (PDF) (20 pp, 1.5MB)
Alan Humphrey
Citizen's Action Network (PDF) (20 pp, 814K)
Michael Zolzer
Presentation: Risk Assessment of Oil Spills to US Waterways (PDF) (34 pp, 890K)
Paper: Risk Assessment of Oil Spills to US Waterways (PDF) (14 pp, 1.3MB)
Dagmar Etkin
[P] A Simple Means to Pre-Stage Oil Spill Response Equipment (PDF) (8 pp, 392K)
Tony Congram
Entrapment of Oil in a Tidal Marsh in Long Island NY (PDF) (35 pp, 1.8MB)
Weaver, Jim
[P] Alaska Community Response System: Community Spill Response Agreements, Response Depots & Oil Spill Response Training, Home Heating Oil Tank Spill Prevention Initiative (No file received)
Randal Dowd
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch - On Your Own

 Case Studies/ Lessons Learned (PART II)
Jack Wylie
Cleanup Techniques and Strategies (PART II)
Al Venosa
Emergency Preparedness and Planning (PART II)
Mary Goolie
Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma Response
Ann Whelan
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMEuropean Oil Spill Wildlife Response (PDF) (26 pp, 828K)
Curtis Clumpner
The Western Lake Erie Area Committee Report: Shoreline Surface Washing Agent Application and Environmental Monitoring (no file received)
Russ Proctor
Columbia / Snake River Spill Response Initiative (PDF) (10 pp, 757K)
Mark Layman
Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring in New Orleans Following Hurricane Katrina (PDF) (41 pp, 7.3MB)
Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring in New Orleans Following Hurricane Katrina (PDF) (20 pp, 567K)
William Roper
Presentation: Wabamun: A Major Inland Spill (presentation not available)
Paper: Wabamun: A Major Inland Spill (PDF) (12 pp, 258K)
Ron Goodman (presented by Merv Fingas)
Environmental Parameter Optimization for Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon- Contaminated Soil (PDF) (24 pp, 902K)
Richard Scholze
Presentation: The Preparedness Assessment Process & RRI LCDR (PDF) (23 pp, 459K)
Paper: The Preparedness Assessment Process & RRI LCDR (PDF) (5 pp, 107K)
Barbara Midkiff
Data Management at Katrina (no file received)
Stuart Eddy
Black Lagoon Site Cleanup (PDF) (39 pp, 2.5MB)
Michelle Jaster
Assessment of In Situ Biodegradation Potential of Benzene Using 13C-Labeled Benzene and Bio-Sep® Beads (PDF) (34 pp, 1.1MB)
Kerry Sublette
Oil Spill Prevention Measures: Centro de Defesa Ambiental da Amazonia, Amazonian Contingency Plan (no file received )
Paulo Moises
The Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on South Louisiana (PDF) (14 pp, 58k)
Donald Davis
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMGasoline Spill Emergency Response, Investigation, and Remediation at Detroit Lake near Detroit, Oregon (PDF) (51 pp, 8.8MB)
Tim Archer
Effect of Potassium Permanganate on the Biodegradation of Weathered Crude Oil from Indiana Harbor Canal (PDF) (31 pp, 284K)
Brian Wrenn
Presentation: Anticipating California Levee Failure: Government Response Strategies for Protecting Natural Resources from Freshwater Oil Spills (PDF) (27 pp, 2.1MB)
Paper: Anticipating California Levee Failure: Government Response Strategies for Protecting Natural Resources from Freshwater Oil Spills (PDF) (18 pp, 69K)
Patricia Port
Impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita upon Entergy Corporation's Electrical Transmission and Distribution System (PDF) (49 pp, 20.2MB)
Jeff Spillyards
Prediction of Nutrients Movement in the Banks of Tidally Influenced Estuaries (PDF) (21 pp, 880K)
Michel Boufadel
Using GIS and Innovative Approaches to Develop Geographic Response Plans: Presenting the Lower Deshutes River GRP (PDF) (35 pp, 1.7MB)
Beth Sheldrake
Presentation: Cooperative Efforts Using In-Situ Burning in Empire, LA in an Intermediate Marsh following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (PDF) (42 pp, 4.3MB)
Paper: Cooperative Efforts Using In-Situ Burning in Empire, LA in an Intermediate Marsh following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (PDF) (17 pp, 9.9MB)
Amy Merten
[P] Protocol Development for Testing and Screening Commercial Dispersant Products: Progress from Laboratory to Rule-Making (no file received)
Albert Venosa
[P] Geographic Response Strategies: Alaska Rivers (PDF) (4 pp, 753K)
Randal Dowd
[P] Response to Hazardous Waste Releases to Freshwater After Hurricane Katrina (No file received)
William Simes
Thursday, May 4, 2006
  Above ground Storage Tanks - Industry Standards and State Issues
Patricia Fleming
Environmental Impacts in Freshwater Areas
Ruth Yender
Prevention and Response Technologies
Jane Nakad
Meetings [for EPA]
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Presentation: Confusion for Tank Owners: When Integrity Testing Finds Tank Deficiencies Not Directly Referenced in the SPCC Rule (PDF) (24 pp, 748K)
Paper: Confusion for Tank Owners: When Integrity Testing Finds Tank Deficiencies Not Directly Referenced in the SPCC Rule (PDF) (18 pp, 280K)
Ed Fahnline
Presentation: Endangered Species and the Use of a Biological Opinion During Spill Response (PDF) (25 pp, 500K)
Paper: Endangered Species and the Use of a Biological Opinion During Spill Response (PDF) (20 pp, 105K)
Matthew Bernard
Presentation: Development and Utilization of Automated Oil Spill Detection Technology for Clean Water Compliance and Spill Discharge Prevention (PDF) (34 pp, 2.3MB)
Paper: Development and Utilization of Automated Oil Spill Detection Technology for Clean Water Compliance and Spill Discharge Prevention (PDF) (15 pp, 359K)
Chris Chase
OPM Meeting (8-12)
Tank Inspections Based on Risk to the Environment
Dana Schmidt
GASCO: The First Portland Harbor Early Action in Review (PDF) (36 pp, 4.2MB)
Sean Sheldrake
State of Washington Early Assessment Teams for Shoreline Impacts, Response, and Damage Assessment (PDF) (56 pp, 4.1MB)
David Mora
Aboveground Storage Tanks - State Issues (PDF) (30 pp, 1.6MB)
Jon Woodard
Environmental Problems of Water Resources of the Near-Caspian Region Connected with Extraction and Transportation of Hydrocarbons (PDF) (7 pp, 150K)
Edil Zhanburshin
In-Situ Burning of Spilled Oil in Inland Regions of the U.S. (PDF) (52 pp, 5.0MB)
David Fritz
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 AM Inland Waters Oil Response: Slow Water Booming Techniques and Strategies U.S. EPA Emergency Response Team (ERT)
Fred Stroud and Greg Powell
FRP Coordinators Meeting (Afternoon, 12-5)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch - On Your Own

  [P] Poster Presentation
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday , May1, 2006
Onsite Registration
DoubleTree Lloyd Center
7:3 0 am to 4:00 pm
Cascade Ballroom Foyer
(Second level)
SHORT COURSES - Cascade Ballroom Session Rooms (second level)
8:0 0 am to 5:00 pm
Extreme Cold Weather Oil Spill Response
Carl Oskins, DOWCAR Environmental Management
Oiled Wildlife Response
Lana Emo and Chris Battaglia, Focus Wildlife
Shoreline CleanupAssessment Technique (SCAT)
Sankaran KrishnaRaj, Environment Canada
Jocelyn Clark, U.S. EPA Region 5
David Fritz, BP
SPCC Guidance for Regional Inspectors
Mark Howard
Patricia Fleming, U.S. EPA

Lunch

Inland Waters Oil Spill Response: Fast Water Booming Techniques and Strategies
Carl Oskins, DOWCAR Environmental Management
Oiled Wildlife Response (cont'd) Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) (cont'd) SPCC Guidance for Regional Inspectors (cont'd)

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