APPENDIX B Committee Meetings and Activities

First Committee Meeting, October 25–26, 1994, Washington, D.C.

The following presentations were made to the committee:

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force/International Maritime

Organization Interest in Study.

Commander Richard Gaudiosi, U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Research on the Role of Vessels in Nonndigenous Species

Introduction and Control.

James Carlton, Williams College

Nonindigenous Species Research at the Smithsonian Environmental

Research Center.

Greg Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

SHIPS' BALLASTING REQUIREMENTS AND SYSTEMS:

General Cargo Vessels

Captain Joseph Delehant, Sea Land (retired)

Oil Tankers

Captain James Morgan, ARCO

Bulk Ocean Shipping

Jeffrey Flumignan, Liberty Maritime

Great Lakes Shipping

Richard Harkins, Lake Carriers Association



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APPENDIX B Committee Meetings and Activities First Committee Meeting, October 25–26, 1994, Washington, D.C. The following presentations were made to the committee: Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force/International Maritime Organization Interest in Study. Commander Richard Gaudiosi, U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Research on the Role of Vessels in Nonndigenous Species Introduction and Control. James Carlton, Williams College Nonindigenous Species Research at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Greg Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center SHIPS' BALLASTING REQUIREMENTS AND SYSTEMS: General Cargo Vessels Captain Joseph Delehant, Sea Land (retired) Oil Tankers Captain James Morgan, ARCO Bulk Ocean Shipping Jeffrey Flumignan, Liberty Maritime Great Lakes Shipping Richard Harkins, Lake Carriers Association

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Second Committee Meeting, February 7–9, 1995. Irvine, California The following presentation was made to the committee: The Proposed Nonindigenous Aquatic Organisms Risk Analysis Review Process. Richard Orr, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health inspection service At the Port of Long Beach the committee toured The Patriot, a Sea Land container vessel, with Captain Kim Davis and Captain Joseph Delehant, and the ARCO tanker Prudhoe Bay with Captain Jim Morgan. On The Patriot a mud sample from Yokohama, brought on board by the anchor, was taken. Writing Group Meeting, April 1–3, 1995, Washington, D.C. Third Committee Meeting, May 15–17, 1995, Duluth, Minnesota Ballast Water Treatment Technologies Workshop, Part 1 The following presentations were made to the committee: Ozone Treatment. Michael Walsh, Alten Water Treatment Corporation, Palo Alto, California Electric Pulse Treatment Thomas Fox, Center for Advanced Ship Repair and Maintenance, Norfolk, Virginia Metal Ion Treatment. John Hayes, Pan-Ionic Ltd., TP Technology plc, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England Magnetic Water Treatment. Charles Sanderson, ZMT Industries, Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana ET Formula #1 (Modified Bentonite Clay). Stuart Forrest, E.T. Ventures, L.L.C., Johns Island, South Carolina The committee took a boat tour of Duluth Harbor to learn about the nonindigenous species problem and control strategies in the Great Lakes Basin. Monitoring Task Group Meeting, July 17–18, 1995, Washington, D.C. Implementing Change Task Group Meeting, July 20–22, 1995, Honolulu, Hawaii

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Technology Task Group Meeting, August 22–24, 1995, Washington, D.C. Ballast Water Treatment Technologies Workshop, Part 2 The following presentations were made to the committee: Acoustic Solutions to Environmental Problems. Mark Kenna, Sonalysts, Inc. Multi-media Filtration Systems. Thomas Waite, University of Miami Immediate Research Priorities for Improvement of Ballast Water Control. Eric Reeves, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Port and Environmental Safety Branch, Ninth Coast Guard District, Cleveland, Ohio Fourth Committee Meeting, October 2–4, 1995, Washington, D.C. The following presentation was made to the committee: Application of Information-Limited Risk Analysis to the Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Question. James Englehardt, University of Miami Fifth Committee Meeting, January 18–20, 1996, Irvine, California Selected members of the committee attended the following meetings and symposia: International Maritime Organization, Ballast Water Working Group, September 1995 and July 1996, London, England First International Scientific Conference on Ballast Water, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), 83rd Statutory Meeting, September 1995, Aalborg, Denmark