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2014
Wednesday, April 30th
10:30 AM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

Evaluation of PCB Congeners in Surface Waters from the Green River and its Major Tributaries

Deb Lester, King County (Wash.)
Debra Williston, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Carly Greyell, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

Loading estimates of PCBs from upstream sources transported by the Green-Duwamish River, WA to the Lower Duwamish Waterway

Kathleen Conn, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Robert Black, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Ron Timm, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Andrew Smith, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

PCB source tracing in storm drains in the Lower Duwamish Waterway

Beth Schmoyer, Seattle Public Utilities

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

PCBs Associated with Suspended Solids in the Green River Basin

Debra Williston, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Deb Lester, King County (Wash.)

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

PCBs from Building Materials and Other Sources in the Urban Environment

Daniel Cargill, Washington Department of Ecology

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

Spatial and temporal differences and congener content in bulk air deposition of PCBs in the Green/Duwamish River Basin

Jenee Colton, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Carly Greyell, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Richard Jack, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

A broad-scale assessment of toxic contaminants in Dungeness crabs (Metacarcinus magister) and spot prawns (Pandalus platyceros) from Puget Sound, Washington

Andrea Carey, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Laurie Niewolny, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James West, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Brominated Flame Retardants: Spatial and Temporal Patterns and Trends in Seabird eggs from the Nearshore Pacific Coast of Canada

Aroha Miller, University of Britsh Columbia
John Elliott, Canada. Enviroment Canada
Kyle Elliott, University of Manitoba
Sandi Lee, Canada. Environment Canada
Melanie Guigueno, Western Ontario
Abde Idrissez, Canada. Environment Canada

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Monitoring metal stress in Puget Sound using metallothionein production in mussels in the nearshore

James Gawel, University of Washington, Tacoma
Julia Dolan, University of Washington, Tacoma
Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James West, WA Generated: 5/23/2014 12:00 PM Page 11 of 99 2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Mussel Watch monitoring to assess status, tends, and continuous process improvement of environmental protection and restoration initiatives for Sinclair and Dyes Inlets, Liberty Bay, and Port Orchard, Rich and Agate Passages of the Puget Sound, WA

Robert Johnston, United States. Navy
Jill Brandenberger, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Li-Jung Kuo, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Carolyn Suslick, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Eric Mollerstuen, United States. Navy
Eric Beckley, United States. Navy

Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Mussel Watch Pilot Expansion: an active biomonitoring effort to assess contaminants in the nearshore ecosystems of the Salish Sea

Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James West, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Laurie Niewolny, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Andrea Carey, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

The assessment of nutrient, metal, and organic contaminant concentrations in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in Puget Sound, WA (USA): A project overview

Jeffrey Gaeckle, Nearshore Habitat Program (Wash.)

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Characterizing Seafood Risks and Benefits – Getting the Science Right

Elaine Faustman, University of Washington

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Current Uses of the Fish Consumption Rate

Rory O'Rourke, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Exposed: Asking the Wrong Question in Environmental Regulation

Catherine A. O'Neill, Seattle University

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Tribal Perspectives on Fish Consumption: The Long Hard Paddle to Revised Water Quality Standards and an Accurate Fish Consumption Rate

Fran Wilshusen, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (Wash.)
Jim Peters, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (Wash.)
Ann Seiter, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (Wash.)

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Use of Pacific NW Fish Dietary Information for Sediment Cleanup Decisions Under the SMS

Craig McCormack, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 1st
8:30 AM

Session S-04B: Water Quality I

A Laundry Load of Chlorinated Flame Retardants: A pathway from households to wastewater treatment plants

Erika Schreder, Washington Toxics Coalition
Mark La Guardia, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences

Room 608-609

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04B: Water Quality I

Mercury in the Puget Sound food web: factors influencing body burdens in multiple species.

Laurie Niewolny, Washington (State). Department of Fish & Wildlife
Sandie O'Neill
James West, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Room 608-609

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04B: Water Quality I

NOAA Marine Debris Program Efforts in the Salish Sea

Nir Barnea, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Room 608-609

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04B: Water Quality I

Roofing Materials Assessment - Investigation of Toxic Chemicals in Roof Runoff

Nancy Winters, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

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Room 608-609

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04B: Water Quality I

A survey of wastewater indicator compounds and effects in field-exposed salmonids in the Stillaguamish Watershed, WA, USA.

Jody Pope, Western Washington University
Patrick Moran, Geological Survey (U.S.)
James Helfield, Western Washington University
Jennifer Sevigny, Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington. Natural Resource Department

Room 608-609

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session S-05B: Water Quality II

Genomic approaches to assessing ecosystem health

Steven Roberts, University of Washington

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05B: Water Quality II

Refined estimates of premature coho salmon spawner mortality in Puget Sound urban basins in relation to landscape condition and precipitation patterns

Blake Feist, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Eric Buhle, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
David Baldwin, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Julann Spromberg, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Steven Damm, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Jay Davis
Nat Scholz, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05B: Water Quality II

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Puget Sound Ecosystem: An evaluation of POPs in fecal samples of Southern Resident killer whales

Jessica Lundin, University of Washington
Bernadita Anulacion, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Rebbeca Booth
Jennifer Hempelmann
Kim Parsons
Gina Ylitalo
Samuel Wasser

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05B: Water Quality II

Symptoms of adult coho salmon pre-spawn mortality are not produced by exposures to artificial mixtures of metals and PAHs.

David Baldwin, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Julann Spromberg, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Jay Davis
Steven Damm, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Jenifer McIntyre, Washington State University
Nat Scholz, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05B: Water Quality II

Oil spills and urban stormwater runoff: common threats to the early life stages of fish in the Salish Sea

Nat Scholz, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
John Incardona, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05B: Water Quality II

Protectiveness of Aquatic Life Criteria for Copper Against Olfactory and Behavioral Effects in Freshwater and Saltwater Fish

David DeForest, Windward Environmental
Joseph Meyer, ARCADIS USA, Inc.
Robert Gensemer, GEI Consultants
Joseph Gorsuch, Copper Development Association
Burt Shephard, United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Jeanmarie Zodrow, ARCADIS USA, Inc.
William Adams, Rio Tinto Alcan

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Session S-06B: Lake Washington's PCB Fish Advisory: How Do We Make Progress?

The Lake Washington PCB/PBDE Study: Estimates of loading from major pathways

Curtis DeGasperi, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Jenee Colton, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Richard Jack, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06B: Lake Washington's PCB Fish Advisory: How Do We Make Progress?

The Lake Washington PCB/PBDE Study: Development and testing of a PCB fate model

Curtis DeGasperi, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Greg Pelletier, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06B: Lake Washington's PCB Fish Advisory: How Do We Make Progress?

The Lake Washington PCB/PBDE Study: Modeling Bioaccumulation of PCBs in Lake Washington Fish

Carly Greyell, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Jenee Colton, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Richard Jack, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06B: Lake Washington's PCB Fish Advisory: How Do We Make Progress?

The Lake Washington PCB/PBDE Study: Reductions Required and Recommendations

Richard Jack, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Jenee Colton, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Curtis DeGasperi, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Carly Greyell, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06B: Lake Washington's PCB Fish Advisory: How Do We Make Progress?

The Lake Washington PCB/PBDE Study: Concentrations Measured in Stormwater and Other Major Pathways to the Lake Washington Watershed

Jenee Colton, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Richard Jack, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

5:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Concentrations of Perfluorinated Compounds in Pacific Blue Mussels from the Greater Puget Sound

Joyce Dinglasan-Panlilio

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04B: Water Quality I

Long-term trends in water quality indicate fecal coliform contamination has decreased but persists at many stations along the Duwamish River

Kate MacNeale

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM