Alaska Water Quality Standards Academy

Federal Building Annex, Anchorage, AK
Room B & C
March 12, 13, and 14th, 2012

The Presentations Are Linked Below

Time Topic Presenter(s)
Monday - March 12
10:30-10:45 Meeting Facilitators

Keynote Speaker
Carl Reese - DEC
Thomas Gardner - EPA
Andrew Sayers-Fay- DEC
Thomas Gardner - EPA
10:45-1:15 Intro/Expectations Jim Powell - DEC
11:15-2:15 Intro to Clean Water Act Water Quality Standards Thomas Gardner - EPA
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Jim Powell DEC
Pete McGee - DEC
Sally Wanstall - DEC
2:30-3:15 Designated Uses Heather Goss - EPA
3:15- 3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Use Attainability Analysis and Variances Thomas Gardner - EPA
4:30-5:00 UAA at Red Dog Mine Nancy Sonafrank - DEC
Tuesday March 13
8:15-8:30 Review (quiz) Thomas Gardner EPA
Carl Reese - DEC
8:30-9:45 Human Health Criteria Henry Latimer -TetraTech
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-1:15 Aquatic Life Criteria Thomas Gardner - EPA
11:15-1:45 Site Specific Criteria Example Jim Powell - DEC
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00- 1:45 Natural Conditions Jim Powell - DEC
Pete McGee - DEC
1:45 -2:45 Antidegradation Intro Bill Beckwith EPA
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00- 3:30 Current Status of Antidegradation in Alaska Nancy Sonafrank - DEC
3:30 -4:00 National Antidegradation
  • Current Issues
  • National regulations
  • Other States
Heather Goss - EPA
Wednesday March 14
9:00-9:15 Review (quiz) Thomas Gardner - EPA
Carl Reese
9:15 10:00 Fish Consumption Carl Reese
10:00-10:45 Mixing Zones Carl Reese /Kenwyn George
10:4511:00 Break
11:00-11:45 303(d) Listing and TMDL Development Cindy Gilder - DEC
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00 1:45 Bacteria Criteria/Bacteria Criteria Implementation Discussion Brock Tabor - DEC
Sally Wanstall - DEC
1:45-2:15 Nutrients Chandra McGee - DEC
2:15 2:30 Break
2:30 2:45 Quality Assurance/Quality Control Richard Heffern - DEC
2:45 3:00 Quiz & Jeopardy Carl Reese - DEC
Chandra McGee - DEC
3:00 3:15 Wrap up Jim Powell - DEC
Thomas Gardner - EPA