Northwest Environmental Training Center (NWETC)

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Northwest Environmental Training Center (NWETC) Training

  • Remediation / Toxicology

  • Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    This workshop provides attendees with management and remediation solutions to contaminants in both marine and freshwater sediments including the effects of remediation on the benthic environment. All aspects of contaminated sediments will be reviewed, including determination of contaminant sources, site characterization, remedial technology selection, monitoring, and demonstration of the effectiveness of remedial technology. Participants will come away...

  • Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology

    Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology

    This introductory course provides participants with a strong foundation of aquatic toxicology and how these concepts are applied to managing pollutants in aquatic environments. The course covers terminology, common test designs, and endpoints such as lethality and endocrine disruption. Important legacy and emerging pollutants of concern such as heavy metals, organic pesticides, PAHs, PCBs, PBDEs, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and...

  • Ecological Risk Assessment Series: Introduction and Advanced RECORDED

    Ecological Risk Assessment Series: Introduction and Advanced RECORDED

    **This is a download of 6 recorded two-hour webinar sessions (3 two-hour webinar sessions for the Introduction course and 3 two-hour webinar sessions for the Advanced course). The sessions were presented live in March 2015. The download includes the full content of the live sessions and the course material booket in .pdf format.** Course material can be downloaded immediately after payment is made. Registrants will receive a certificate of completion and...

  • Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

    Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

    In this 2-day course, attendees will learn and review both the technical and regulatory approaches to completing ecological risk assessments. Participants will come away with an understanding of the planning and preparation process for the completion of an ERA, including data development needs, selection of endpoints, and the development of lines of evidence. Understanding the topics covered will give attendees the ability to accurately assess the...

  • Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    This workshop provides attendees with management and remediation solutions to contaminants in both marine and freshwater sediments including the effects of remediation on the benthic environment. All aspects of contaminated sediments will be reviewed, including determination of contaminant sources, site characterization, remedial technology selection, monitoring, and demonstration of the effectiveness of remedial technology. Participants will come away...

  • Brownfield Site Restoration and Remediation

    Brownfield Site Restoration and Remediation

    In this 1-day course, attendees will learn what characterizes a “Brownfield” project, how it differs from a conventional “Greenfield” real estate transaction, and why it would be desirable for a public entity or private investor to pursue a Brownfield.

  • Groundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principles and Practices

    Groundwater Contamination and Remediation: Principles and Practices

    In this 2-day course, attendees will learn the basic principles of contaminant geohydrology, fate and transport, and groundwater remediation. This course will cover the scope of the groundwater contamination problem in the United States, the drivers that mandate addressing these problems, and the technical constraints and practical solutions to remediate these problems. Participants will be exposed to basic concepts of hydrogeology and contaminant...

  • Ecological Risk Assessment-An Introduction: Webinar

    Ecological Risk Assessment-An Introduction: Webinar

    This introductory course will be focused on the general policy and technical approaches to conducting an ecological risk assessment.  It will provide a broad overview of the ecological risk assessment (ERA) process as it is used in evaluating potential environmental risks and liabilities associated with hazardous waste sites using the basic ERA paradigm as outlined in USEPA’s Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund (ERAGS). ...