CUPA-2019 Session Details

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND ADAPTING TO RISING TIDES
Thu, Feb 28    8am - 9:45am    134 of 200 seats available
TH-A1   Hazmat/Risk Management
Location   MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Credits      REHS: 2
   Objective
After attending this class, attendees will gain a broader understanding of how extreme weather can affect hazardous materials as well as the use of this data in Commodity Flow Studies.
   Description
This course will present the study conducted in Contra Costa County in conjunction with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission with the Adapting to Rising Tides project. Commercial and Industrial parcels are included in the risk assessment for business and industry that store hazardous materials. Actions Contra Costa has taken will be discussed as well as the HMEP grant and Commodity Flow Study that is currently in progress. In addition, an ESRI Storymap will be presented that geospatially investigates industrial facilities, flood risk, and vulnerable receptors in four environmental justice communities in California. Communities were selected based on high pollution burden and population characteristics as determined by CalEnviroScreen 3.0 scores.
   Speakers
Ellen Dempsey, Contra Costa Health Services, Hazardous Materials Programs, ellen.dempsey@hsd.cccounty.us

Karen Riveles, Ph.D. MPH, OEHHA
Karen.riveles@oehha.ca.gov

   Presentation
Hazardous Materials & Adapting to Rising Tides
This course will present the study conducted in Contra Costa County in conjunction with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission with the Adapting to Rising Tides project. Commercial and Industrial parcels are included in the risk assessment for business and industry that store hazardous materials. Actions Contra Costa has taken will be discussed as well as the HMEP grant and Commodity Flow Study that is currently in progress. In addition, an ESRI Storymap will be presented that geospatially investigates industrial facilities, flood risk, and vulnerable receptors in four environmental justice communities in California. Communities were selected based on high pollution burden and population characteristics as determined by CalEnviroScreen 3.0 scores.