Compliance Services International (CSI) Principal Consultant, Jeffrey Giddings, Ph.D., has been invited to present at the upcoming Invited Expert Meeting on Revising U.S. EPA’s Guidelines for Deriving Aquatic Life Criteria, to be held at the U.S. EPA’s Office of Science and Technology, September 14-16, 2015 in Arlington, VA. Jeff will be available for consultation throughout the meeting and can be reached via e-mail (JGiddings@complianceservices.com) or direct line (339.788.0098).
From EPA’s website for the meeting: U.S. EPA, Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology is hosting an invited expert meeting to gather information regarding the state of the science for ecological risk assessment as it pertains to revising the 1985 Guidelines (Guidelines for Deriving Numerical National Water Quality Criteria for the Protection of Aquatic Organisms and Their Uses, Stephan et al. 1985) used to derive National Ambient Water Quality Criteria for the protection of aquatic life. EPA will consider information presented regarding new and alternative methods for deriving aquatic life criteria to inform revision of EPA’s existing guidance using the newest, most appropriate science available.
Jeff’s presentation on Tuesday is titled, “Perspectives on the Derivation of Aquatic Life Criteria for Pesticides” and will be available on our Reports and Presentations website after the event.