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Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments

FEBRUARY 22, 2019 — OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division's Northeast Branch participated in the Tenth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments held in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 11-14.

Green pointed objects, a sample of remedial tools showcased.
Various remedial technologies and tools were showcased in the exhibit hall throughout the conference. Image credit: NOAA.

The conference is a biennial opportunity for a diverse group of stakeholders to share their perspectives on ecological and human health risks, remedial cleanup, restoration, adaptive management, and allocation associated with national and international contaminated sediment sites. Berry's Creek, Passaic RiverHudson RiverNewtown CreekGowanus Canal, Anacostia, and New Bedford Harbor presentations were particularly relevant to the natural resource damage assessments, restoration planning and restoration implementation being conducted by OR&R . The Technical Program is available at https://www.battelle.org/newsroom/conferences/sediments-conference/program

For further information, contact Lisa.Rosman@noaa.gov.

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