2012 – Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

SoBRA & RSC Toxicology Group

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9:30 am Registration and tea/coffee

9:50 am Morning Chair’s remarks and housekeeping – Mike Quint (SoBRA)

10:00 am Progress on Part 2A revised Statutory Guidance and associated supporting projects – Dr Morwenna Carrington (Defra)

10:20 am Update on research/publications/guidance from the Environment Agency– Trevor Howard (Environment Agency)

10:40 am Discussion and questions to speakers

11:00 am  Morning Tea and Coffee Break

11:30 am Acute risks from soil contaminants; “Blue Billy” and a determination under the Contaminated Land regime based on acute health risks to children* – Yolande Macklin (Health Protection Agency)

11:50 am The Dutch approach, from single case remediation towards an Area Oriented Approach. With practical examples from Interreg IVB/NEW* – Jan Frank Mars (AgencyNL Soil+, Utrecht, Netherlands)

12:20 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

12:40 pm Lunch

1:40 pm SoBRA AGM

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

2:20 pm The use of sustainability assessments in remediation decision making and management of non-technical risks* – Dr Anwen Hughes (Golder Associates)

2:40 pm Cost-benefit analysis for environmental resources – Allan Provins (eftec)

3:00 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

3:20 pm Afternoon Tea and Coffee Break

3:50 pm Joint Industry Working Group update on asbestos guidance* – Simon Cole (URS)

4:10 pm Progress with the development of the new Category 4 Screening Levels Simon Firth* (Firth Consultants)

4:30 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

4:50 pm Closing Remarks – David Hall – SoBRA (in-coming Chair)

5:00 pm Drinks Reception