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The Environmental Response Training Program is directed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Response Team under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) to develop and present various technical and health and safety courses. The program is designed to train personnel from federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies in hazardous waste site investigation/ remediation practices and procedures, as well as emergency response to hazardous chemical releases.

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Understanding a Contractor’s Analytic Data Report

This presentation is designed to provide students with tools for understanding the elements of an analytical data table and how the elements are to be used to critically examine the data presentation and determine how well it supports the conclusions and decisions that need to be made.  The target audience for this presentation are project managers, regulators and stakeholders, who are not analytical chemists or chemistry experts.  The topics of this presentation include:
• Why site assessments are done
• The elements of a typical analytical data table
• The purpose and implication of data qualifiers
• The types of quality assurance samples and how their results may affect decision-making. 

This presentation is an on-line adaption of a webinar presentation, delivered on August 28, 2014, to the U.S. EPA-sponsored UST National Tribal Meeting.  The presenters and authors, were JoAnn Eskelsen, of the U.S. EPA Environmental Response Team, and Environmental Response Training Program contractor, Tom Spargo, of Tetra Tech.

H&SEHT Confinement And Containment

Confinement And Containment

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ERT Presents Development of Ecological Preliminary Remediation Goals Webinar

This seminar provides an overview of Ecological Preliminary Remediation Goals (PRGs) for common terrestrial and aquatic receptors. The seminar begins with a general discussion and background information about ecological PRGs. Topics included in the presentation include description of performance measures, criteria with which PRGs must comply, how PRGs are derived and used, and how background is incorporated into the PRG process. In addition, there will be a brief discussion pertaining to how risk management in considered in the PRG process.

Nov 3, 2014
1:00PM-3:00PM EST
18:00-20:00 GMT

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