Hudson-Delaware Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (HDC SETAC)
present the
2018 Fall Workshop
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Villanova University, Villanova, PA



Harmful Algal Blooms and other Emerging Contaminants  



Program Agenda
Thursday October 11th, 2018


8:00-9:00 a.m.

Doors Open/Registration /Breakfast/Poster Set-up


9:00 a.m.

Welcome Address
Dr. Amanda Grannas; Associate Vice Provost for Research at Villanova University




9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

NJ’s Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Bloom Recreational Response Strategy and Monitoring Methods
Leslie McGeorge and Vic Poretti  (NJDEP)

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

The Monitoring and Management of Cyanotoxins in Raw Water Supplies
Dr. Fred Lubnow (Princeton Hydro)

10:45 -11:00 a.m.


11:00-11:30 a.m.

The Great Cell Count: Comparing Apples to Oranges
Robert Newby, Ph.D. (NJDEP)

11:30-12:00 a.m.

Reactive Electrochemical Membranes for Removal of Disinfection Byproducts in Small Drinking Water Systems
Pamela Rose V. Samonte (Villanova University)

12:00-1:00 p.m.



1:00-1:30 p.m.

PFAS; Current Status and Updates to the Investigation and Regulation of these Emerging Contaminants
Chuck Neslund, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environmental, LLC


1:30-2:30 p.m.

Recently Adopted NJDEP Drinking Water Maximum Contaminant Levels
for Perfluorononanoic Acid and 1,2,3-Trichloropropane
Gloria Post, PhD (NJDEP)


2:30-3:30 p.m.

Ecological Risk Assessment in a Saltmarsh Part 2, Designing an Effective Sampling Plan for Assessing Ecological Risks with a Goal of Developing Site-Specific Risk-Based Remediation Values
Derron Labrake, Wetlands & Ecology, Inc