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A Northwest Industry Roundtable Report

PPRC is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provided assistance with this report and the Northwest Industry Roundtable on which it is based.

Special thanks go to Jerry McMahon of American Waterways Operators for providing project guidance and facilitating industry attendance; and to roundtable presenters: Barry Kellems and Rick Moore of Hart Crowser; Rob Reuter and Lisa Zinner of the Washington Department of Ecology; Al Rainsberger of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation; Bob Cipra of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard; and Mike Shepherd of the Trident Refit Facility. Special thanks also go to the vendors that provided information displays and supported the roundtable: Filtration/Treatment Systems Ltd.; Flow International; Maritime Consulting, International; and Stormwater Management.

This report was peer-reviewed by Jerry McMahon, Rob Reuter, Lisa Zinner, Pam Elardo of the Department of Ecology, Al Rainsberger, Barry Kellems, Rick Moore, and David Leviten, formerly with the PPRC staff.

PPRC staff who helped in the organization of the roundtable and in the preparation of this report were David Leviten, Chris Montovino, Jim DiPeso, Chris Wiley, and Madeline Sten.

Above all, PPRC wishes to thank the roundtable attendees (listed in Appendix A) for their willingness to share information, ideas and recommendations that form the basis of this report.

The opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this report are those of roundtable attendees, and do not necessarily reflect the views of PPRC or its supporters.


The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) is a public non-profit organization that promotes implementation of pollution prevention in the Pacific Northwest, and through its work in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, contributes to our national understanding of pollution prevention. PPRC catalyzes research on pollution prevention, hosts forums, acts as an information clearinghouse, and serves as a link between public and private organizations.

Distribution of this report to other interested parties is strongly encouraged, provided appropriate credit is given to PPRC. For reprint permission, or more information on PPRC activities, contact:

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The PPRC wishes to extend its gratitude to the supporters who make PPRC’s work possible:

Department of Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

State of Idaho
State of Oregon
State of Washington
State of Alaska

Corporate & In-Kind Support
American Electronics Association
ARCO Alaska
Arvay Finlay
Battelle Memorial Institute
Battelle/Pacific NW National Lab
Battelle Seattle Research Center
The Boeing Company
Fluke Corporation
Forrest Paint Company
Hewlett-Packard Company
Intel Corporation
J.R. Simplot Company
Marten & Brown LLP
Microsoft Corporation
On Point Communications Strategists
Ross & Assoc. Environmental Consulting
Stoel Rives, LLP
Weyerhaeuser Company
The Waste Minimization Company

Other Supporters
Green Star Program
Oregon Environmental Council
Oregon State PIRG
Washington Toxics Coalition
Waste Information Network


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This report was developed with grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and was a joint project of the Business Assistance Programs in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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