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<ul><li><p>RESEARCH POSTER PRESENTATION DESIGN 2011 </p><p> </p><p>QUICK DESIGN GUIDE (--THIS SECTION DOES NOT PRINT--) </p><p>This PowerPoint 2007 template produces a 36x60 </p><p>professional poster. It will save you valuable time placing </p><p>titles, subtitles, text, and graphics. </p><p>Use it to create your presentation. 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To make the text fit better in the cells of an imported table, right-click on the table, click FORMAT SHAPE then click on TEXT BOX and change the INTERNAL MARGIN values to 0.25 </p><p>Modifying the color scheme </p><p>To change the color scheme of this template go to the </p><p>Design menu and click on Colors. You can choose from </p><p>the provide color combinations or you can create your </p><p>own. </p><p> 2011 2117 Fourth Street , Unit C Berkeley CA 94710 </p><p>Student discounts are available on our Facebook page. </p><p>Go to and click on the FB icon. </p><p>Eugene Peck, Viridian Alliance, Inc. and Eric A. Stern, Environmental Adaptive Strategies, LLC </p><p>Sediment is Fundamental to our Physical, Biological and Social Infrastructure </p><p>The Superfund Perfect Storm Beneficial Use Becomes Driver for Sustainable Remediation </p><p>1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, 2014. Superfund Proposed Plan, Lower Eight Miles of the Lower Passaic River Part of the Diamond </p><p>Alkali Superfund Site, Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey, April 2014. 44p. </p><p>2. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, 2012. Superfund Proposed Plan, Gowanus Canal Superfund Site, Kings County, New York. December </p><p>2012. 34p. </p><p>3. New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program, 2008. Regional Sediment Management Plan, 81p. </p><p>4. Sparrevik, M. and I. Linkov, 2011. Use of Life Cycle Assessments for Improved Decision Making in Contaminated Sediment Remediation: in Chapman, P. </p><p>M. (2011), Learned discourses: Timely scientific opinions. Integr Environ Assess Manag, 7:304-305. </p><p>5. Stern, E.A., Peck, E., and D. Reid-Green, 2013. A Conceptual Model for Advancing Urban Sediment Management: Allocating Limited Finances to Deliver </p><p>a Sustainable Outcome. European Union International SedNet Conference. November 6-9, 2013. Lisbon, Portugal. </p><p>6. Peck, E. and E. A. Stern, 2014. Sediment Management Really About Managing Sediment? - A 21st Century Perspective. Proceedings 4th International </p><p>Symposium on Sediment Management, Ferrara, Italy. September 17-19, 2014. </p><p>Eugene Peck </p><p>Viridian Alliance, Inc. </p><p> 203. 285. 7777 </p><p>RSM is a framework for regional management of sediment systems </p><p>useful for: </p><p> Overall risk management </p><p> Integrating flood protection, navigation, and restoration </p><p> Reducing impacts to local communities </p><p> Climate adaptation and coastal defense </p><p> Enhancing beneficial use </p><p> Supporting revitalization of local economies </p><p> Aligning social and Superfund timescales </p><p>Concurrent construction will entail considerable environmental and social effects. The full range of effects are </p><p>not normally considered by Superfund.4,5 </p><p>All six NY/NJ harbor estuary sediment Superfund sites are biophysically linked and will need to share the </p><p>marine, transportation and treatment infrastructures. </p><p>Dredged Material Management</p><p>Transportation</p><p>Food Production</p><p>Fisheries</p><p>Habitat Restoration</p><p>Industry</p><p>Urban Revitalization</p><p>Recreation</p><p>Water Supply</p><p>Energy</p><p>Flood Control</p><p>Tourism</p><p>Aesthetics</p><p>On-going clean-ups in the New York (NY)/New Jersey (NJ) Harbor Estuary have a scale and complexity </p><p>that is unprecedented in Superfund history. Currently remedial planning is underway for five sites in the </p><p>Harbor Estuary that encompass all of Newark Bay, NJ and an aggregate 30 tributary river miles. Proposed </p><p>Plans (PRAPs) call for the removal of approximately 5 million cubic yards of sediments from the Passaic </p><p>River, NJ and the Gowanus Canal, NY.1,2 Upcoming PRAPs for Newtown Creek, NY, Berrys Creek, NJ, </p><p>Newark Bay, NJ, Piersons Creek (Troy Chemical Corp), Newark, NJ and the remaining upper 9 miles of </p><p>the Passaic River may remove an additional 2 million to 4 million cubic yards or more, according to </p><p>estimates (see table below). A sixth, the 1.5 mile-long, was recently added to the National Priorities List. </p><p>While the Hudson River Superfund boundaries extend to the lower tip of Manhattan, clean-up is currently </p><p>restricted to the Troy, NY area. </p><p>The proposed remedies will all be similar - dredging followed by some aspect of capping, dewatering, </p><p>whether mechanical or the addition of portland cement, and hauling to an out-of-state landfill and/or </p><p>incinerator at significant cost to responsible parties and impact to local communities. However, for the first </p><p>time, the integration of innovative technologies developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is </p><p>being considered since their commercialization is now practical and cost-competitive. </p><p>The Regional Sediment Management (RSM) program for the harbor estuary was established for long-term </p><p>management of sediment, while Superfund was envisioned as an emergency response/enforcement </p><p>program. The complexities of sediment clean-up can require decades to restore Superfund sediment sites. </p><p>Concurrent clean-up of these six Superfund sites, plus the 2 million cubic yards dredged annually to </p><p>operate and maintain the Port of NY &amp; NJ, suggest the inclusion of Superfund into the ports Regional </p><p>Sediment Management framework3 is warranted to reduce impacts and enhance socio-economic benefits. </p><p> Connected Interests that Involve Sediment 5.6 </p><p>Superfund in New York and New Jersey Harbor Estuary: </p><p>The Birth of Superfund Sediment Regional Management? </p><p>RGGI = Regional Greenhouse Gas </p><p>Initiative; </p><p>SDWA = Safe Drinking Water Act; </p><p>CWA = Clean Water Act; </p><p>MS4 = Municipal Separate Storm </p><p>Sewer Systems; </p><p>NPDES = National Pollutant </p><p>Discharge Elimination System; </p><p>NPS = Non-point Source; </p><p>NRD = Natural Resource Damages; </p><p>CAA = Clean Air Act; </p><p>CERCLA = Comprehensive </p><p>Environmental Response, </p><p>Compensation and Liability Act </p><p>(Superfund) </p><p>USEPA/USACE = Dredged </p><p>Material Management </p><p>VAI </p><p>Portland cement replacement made from Passaic </p><p>River Superfund sediment </p><p>Current U.S. Policy Obstructions </p><p> Management provided under competing </p><p>regulatory and non-regulatory programs (not </p><p>optimized) </p><p> Localized, segmented remediation management </p><p> Remediation without complete source control </p><p> Prohibitive all -in costs </p><p> Complexities in fair polluter pays allocations </p><p> Lost revenue to Potential Responsible Parties </p><p>(PRPs), as well as to surrounding communities </p><p> Complex engineering to meet regulatory </p><p>requirements undertaken in urban environments </p><p>with degraded infrastructure </p><p> (example Passaic River, NJ) </p><p> Crisis management in choosing the least cost </p><p>option with a lack of vision on sustainable </p><p>measures and innovation (such as green </p><p>remediation) </p><p>Eric A. Stern </p><p>Environmental Adaptive Strategies, LLC </p><p> 201. 247. 3281 </p><p>Moving Forward </p><p>Regional Management of Sediment Systems </p><p>Integrate all components of the biophysical and social </p><p>systems into planning and decision-making, including: </p><p>Facilitative leadership / Strategy </p><p>Regional Sediment Management (including Urban) </p><p>Adaptive management </p><p>Cost-sharing and incentives </p><p>Provisioning Services </p><p> Food </p><p> Water supply </p><p> Energy </p><p> Transportation </p><p> Genetic resources </p><p>Regulating Services </p><p> Water quality </p><p> Climate regulation </p><p> Coastal defense and flooding </p><p> Disease regulation </p><p>Support Services </p><p> Nutrient cycling </p><p> Primary production </p><p> Soil formation </p><p>Cultural Services </p><p> Aesthetic </p><p> Spiritual </p><p> Recreation </p><p>Comparison of Social and Superfund Timescales6 </p><p>Covenant not to sue </p><p>Advanced tools for decision making </p><p>Inclusion of restoration in the remediation </p><p>process </p><p>Encouraged development of closed loop </p><p>systems </p><p>Expanded view of green remediation </p><p>Expanded stakeholder participation </p><p>REFERENCES </p><p>CONTACTS </p><p>ABSTRACT </p><p>If we consider only sediment, we only get sediment solutions. </p><p>Doug Reid-Green, BASF Corporation </p><p>;ref=ts</p></li></ul>