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10th International Conference 1994

"Chemicals - A Cause for Concern?"


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Welcoming Address
Mr. Matt Murphy, Director, Sherkin Island Marine Station

Sherkin Island Marine Station Environmental Award - 1994
Presented to Mr. Jerry Keating

Opening Address
Mr. Michael Smith, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Dublin, Ireland.

"Chemical Pollution in the Water Environment - Lesson Learned in the U.S."
Mr. Gail Boyd, Woodward-Clyde Consultants, Oregon, USA, & Ms. Chelsea Congdon, Environmental Defense Fund, California, USA.

"Informing the Public - The Media's Responsibility"
Mr. Alex Kirby, BBC Environmental Correspondent, London, UK.

"Monitoring Chemicals in the Environment - The Role of the EPA"
Mr. Iain MacLean, Director, Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford, Ireland.

"Chemical Risk Assessment - A Critical Tool for Decision-makers in Industry and Government"
Dr. Robert Harris, ENVIRON International Corporation, New Jersey, USA & Dr. Joseph V. Rodricks, ENVIRON International Corporation, Arlington, VA, USA.

"Fire and the Environment"
Mr. Ger Malone, Chief Fire Officer, Cork County Council, Cork, Ireland.

"Responsible Care from the Chemical Industry"
Dr. Richard Robson, Group Environmental Communications Manager, London, UK.

"Hazardous Waste Disposal in Ireland"
Mr. Brendan Keane, Sales Director, MinChem Environmental Services, Dublin, Ireland.

"Chemical Pollutants in Groundwater - A Review of the Situation in Ireland"
Mr. Donal Daly, Geological Survey of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.

"Chemicals in the Agricultural Industry: Their Value and Control"
Dr. Paul Miller, Head, Chemical Application Group, Silsoe Research Institute, Silsoe, Bedford, UK.

"End of the Pipe, Bottom of the Hill: Ocean Pollution"
Mr. Michael Ludwig, US Department of Commerce, NOAA/NMFS, Milford, Connecticut, USA.

"Testing Chemicals Prior to Marketing"
Mr. Jim Bootman, Director, Bootman Chemical Safety Ltd., Norfolk, UK.

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