Clean Water Act Section 319(g) Management Conference
OverviewA Clean Water Act Section 319(g) Management Conference took place on June 22-23, 2010, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Management Conference was convened by EPA in response to a Clean Water Act Section 319(g) petition from the Northeast states. Under Section 319(g), a state may petition EPA to convene an interstate management conference if the state is not meeting water quality standards in whole or in part as a result of nonpoint source pollution from another state.
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Announcement of Clean Water Act Section 319(g) Management Conference on June 22-23, 2010, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PDF) (3 pp, 1.6MB) — memorandum signed by Denise Keehner, April 26, 2010
Conference Agenda (PDF) (2 pp, 21K)
Meeting Summary (PDF) (17 pp, 319K)
Participant List (PDF) (4 pp, 368K)
- The Northeast Regional Mercury TMDL and the 319g Petition (PDF) (23 pp, 791K) — presentation by Beth Card and Susy King, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission.
- Determination of Mercury Deposition Contributions from States Outside the Northeast (PDF) (9 pp, 241K) — presentation by R. Dwight Atkinson, US EPA Office of Water.
- Controlling Mercury Air Emissions: Successes and Challenges (PDF) (14 pp, 477K) — presentation by Ellen Kurlansky, US EPA Office of Air and Radiation.
- Mercury Reduction in the Northeast: Successes and Challenges (PDF) (18 pp, 507K) — presentation by Mark Smith, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.