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Upcoming Program: The Perfect Storm - Challenges Facing 21st Century Sediment Management in the NY/NJ Harbor Watershed

01 Apr 2015 2:43 PM | Kelly McCormick
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New Jersey Post, in collaboration with


The Perfect Storm

Challenges Facing 21st Century Sediment Management in the NY/NJ Harbor Watershed


Please join S.A.M.E NJ Post, in collaboration with  Passaic River Institute, at  Montclair State University on Earth Day – Wednesday, April 22nd to learn and engage about integrated environmental/sediment management applications in the New Jersey / New York regions!




Breakfast Program Overview:   Presentations with follow-up discussions will include speakers and experts on NJ/NY environmental sediment management and restoration programs and projects that are case specific for our complex urban sediment management environment.  Eric Stern, Research Associate  of Montclair State University, will present an overview of the "The Contaminated Sediment Perfect Storm," focusing on the unprecedented intersection of several mega-site Superfund sediment clean-ups all within the NJ/NY watershed and how that fits into a Regional Sediment Management framework.


Date:                     Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Location:            The Conference Center at Montclair State University

                Driving and Parking Directions and Train Access

                1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043


Agenda:               7:30am –8:00am               Registration

                              8:00am – 10:00am            Program Speakers

                              10:00am – 11:00am         Networking

A Breakfast buffet and beverages will be provided during the Program


Introductory      Robert S. Prezant, Ph.D., Dean, MSU College of Science and Mathematics

Welcome:           Meiyin Wu, PhD., Director, Passaic River Institute


Speakers:            Eric. A. Stern, Research Associate, MSU College of Science and Mathematics

     New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

                             John Schaffer, Tetra Tech


Cost:               $35.00 S.A.M.E. NJ Member/Non-Members

$20.00 Government / Student / Young S.A.M.E. NJ Member



Sponsorship:     $200 Per Company – Sponsors logo will be added to website and program signage. 


Register online at http://www.samenj.com

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