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Track 2: Response

Wednesday, April 04

Start Time End Time Information
10:30 AM 12:00 PM
2A: Rivers and Ice
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Jon Wickersham, ER Specialist, Colonial Pipeline Company
Co-Chair:
Tony Houdyshell, HazMat Officer, Canadian Pacific Railway
Speakers: Ice Response – Best Practices in Training and Application
Abstract
Trever Miller, Manager, SWAT Consulting Inc.
  River Response (Fast-Water)
Abstract
Nic Winslow, Manager, Hazmat Planning, BNSF Railway Company

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1:00 PM 2:30 PM
2B: Case Studies - Ice, Fire, and Innovations
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Bob Dundas, Environmental Coordinator, Belle Fourche Pipeline Co.
Co-Chair:
Rick Gann, State On-scene Coordinator, Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources
Speakers: Ash Coulee Incident Case Study
Abstract
Ken Dockweiler, Director - Land, Government and Compliance, Belle Fourche Pipeline Company
Co-Author(s):
Bob Dundas, Environmental Coordinator, Belle Fourche Pipeline Co.
  Controlled In-Situ Burn of Crude Oil in Extreme Cold Weather Conditions
Abstract
Paul Nony Ph.D., CIH, Sr. Toxicologist, CTEH
Co-Author(s):
Nere Mabile, Principal, Integrity Management Engineer, Mabile Resources
John T. Wilson, Project Manager, CTEH
  River SCAT Surveys - Recent Lessons Learned from Large-Scale Response
Abstract
Edward Owens Ph.D., President, Owens Coastal Consultants
Co-Author(s):
Travis Scott, Environmental Scientist/GIS Analyst, Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc.
Elliott Taylor, Principal & Sr. Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences

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3:00 PM 4:30 PM
2C: Response Safety
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Cory Davis, Partner and Principal Consultant, CTEH
Speakers: Importance of Hazard Assessments for Oil Spill Safety Planning
Abstract
Scott Skelton M.S., C.I.H., Senior Industrial Hygiene Consultant, CTEH
Co-Author(s):
Heath Cobb, Director, TERP, CTEH
  Amphibious Aerial Drone Water Sampling and Analysis for Water Resource Protection
Abstract
William A. Alexander, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, University of Memphis
  Perimeter Monitoring Advances for Airborne Hazard and Odor Control
Abstract
Dyron Hamlin MS, PE, CIH, Engineer, GHD
Co-Author(s):
Jacob Jones, Industrial Hygienist, GHD
Oneil Wildgoose, HSE, Buckeye

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Thursday, April 05

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
2D: Fire, Fire, Fire...and don't forget the run off
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Jodi Billman-Kotsko, Environmental Supervisor, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Co-Chair:
Robert Francis, Manager, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
Speakers: West Virginia Bakken Train Fire
Abstract
Joseph McCann, Manager - Hazardous Materials, CSX Transportation, Inc.
Co-Author(s):
Dave Czayka, Manager of Southeast Operations, EnviroScience, Inc.
Andrew McManus, Incident Response and Recovery Leader, ARCADIS
  Monroe County Well Pad Fire (Ohio)
Abstract
Trevor Irwin, On-Scene Coordinator, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
  Downstream Impacts Due to Fire Run Off
Abstract
Sam Dinkins, Technical Program Manager, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO)
  Maryville CSX Derailment
Abstract
Kevin Eichinger, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 4, Emergency Response, Removal and Prevention Branch

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10:15 AM 11:45 AM
2E: Non-Floating Oil: Response Tools for Assessment, Tracking, Containment and Recovery
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Michael Rancilio, Sr Project Manager, Marine Pollution Control
Co-Chair:
Elliott Taylor, Principal & Sr. Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences
Speakers: One-Dimensional Riverine Oil-Particle-Aggregate (OPA) Transport and Fate Model for Quick Response
Abstract
Marcelo Garcia, Ph.D., PHD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Co-Author(s):
Lori Jones, N/A, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  Kalamazoo River Diluted Bitumen Spill of 2010: Submerged Oil Fate and Behavior
Abstract
Faith Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Co-Author(s):
Jacob Hassan, On-Scene Coordinator, USEPA Region V Response
Marcelo Garcia, PHD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michel Boufadel, Professor and Director, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  OSRO Guidelines for Submerged and Sunken Oils
Abstract
Jim Elliott, President, American Salvage Association
  USCG Research and Development Center’s Recent Work with Submerged Oil
Abstract
Alexander Balsley, Environmental Engineer, U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center
Co-Author(s):
Kurt Hansen, Project Manager, U.S. Coast Guard Research & Development
Danielle Elam, Project Manager, United States Coast Guard Research and Development Center

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