2011 – Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

SoBRA & RSC Toxicology Group



Programme & Links to presentations (* requires login)

9:30 am Registration and coffee

9:50 am Morning Chair’s remarks – Mary Harris (MRH Consultants)

10:00 am Statutory Guidance: Establishing the normal background contaminant concentrations in soil* – Dr Chris Johnson (British Geological Survey)

10:20 am Toxicological Aspects of SPOSH* – Mike Quint (Environmental Health Sciences Ltd)

10:40 am Discussion and questions to speakers

11:00 am Morning Coffee

11:30 am ReCLAIM Dose Assessment Tool* – Candida Lean (National Nuclear Laboratory)

11:50 am Nuclear Industry Guidance on Qualitative Risk Assessment for Land Contamination, including Radioactive Contamination* – Nick Hesketh/Mike Pearl (Babcock International Group plc)

12:15 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

12:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm SoBRA Second Annual AGM

2:10 pm Afternoon Chair’s remarks – Kate Jones (RSC Toxicology Group)

2:20 pm Identifying where land contamination is causing WFD surface water failure – an approach in one Environment Agency region* – Sue Goodman (Environment Agency)

2:40 pm Accounting for the Groundwater-Surface Water Interface in Contaminated Land Assessments* – Tristan Ibrahim (Teagasc Environment Research Centre)

3:00 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

3:20 pm Afternoon Tea

3:50 pm Reliance on the CLEA model when assessing SPOSH from dioxins and furans at an allotments site and the importance of non-generic pathways* – David Megson (University of Plymouth) and Sarah Dack (Mouchel)

4:10 pm Force Crag Mine Part IIA Inspection – Controlled Water assessment on water quality from a metal mine* – Peter Bardsley (Environment Agency)

4:30 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

4:50 pm Closing Remarks – Mary Harris/Kate Jones

5:00 pm Drinks Reception