Portland Harbor Workshop Series

Learn about how the Portland Harbor Superfund site cleanup impacts the greater Portland Harbor area during this quarterly workshop series presented by Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. Panelists will discuss a broad range of topics related to the cleanup and redevelopment of the Portland Harbor Superfund site. The series will take place quarterly in 2022. Join us for individual sessions or all four.

Series Overview

The Portland Harbor Workshop Series will dive into the following topics:

  • Workshop 1: What’s next in Portland Harbor? A discussion on cleanup, redevelopment, and the return to productive use.
  • Workshop 2: Managing contaminated sediments: transportation, infrastructure, and environmental justice.
  • Workshop 3: Upstream dioxins—what was done and what was found.
  • Workshop 4: Lessons learned—tools for a successful redevelopment of Portland Harbor.

Next Session

Workshop 2: Managing Contaminated Sediments: Transportation, Infrastructure, and Environmental Justice

June 24, 2022 | 12 to 1:30 p.m.
via Zoom (No travel needed!)

Although dredging sediments from Portland Harbor sounds like a simple way to clean up the river, the challenge really begins after sediments are removed. Join our panelists for a discussion on regional disposal facilities, transloading wet sediment from barges to land, transporting contaminated sediment, quantifying air emissions, and green remediation strategies. In this workshop we also discuss the environmental justice considerations for this important step of the cleanup process.

This workshop series is intended to be informative for people involved in the cleanup and as well as those who aren’t tracking it.

Registration Fee: $20* per session

*MFA understands that people face difficulties given the current economic climate. Please contact us for additional registration options, if needed. MFA wants to ensure that anyone wishing to attend this webinar series is able to do so.


Frank Willmann, WM

Frank Willmann’s current role at WM focuses on developing environmental solutions for private and government sector clients throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Frank has over 35 years of experience in program development, engineering, construction, and operations management focused on solid waste, wastewater, transportation, and environmental remediation.

Darrell Jamieson, JE McAmis

Darrell Jamieson has served as a project manager and project superintendent for the majority of the Willamette and Columbia River Remediation and Environmental Dredging projects to date. Darrell has over 35 years of experience in the marine industry.

Josh Elliott, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc.

Josh Elliott is an environmental engineer with 15 years of experience primarily focused on the cleanup of contaminated sediment and upland sites. Josh is proud of his work to better communities by returning these sites to productive use, whether for redevelopment or habitat restoration.

Sarah Sieloff, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc.

Sarah Sieloff is a senior planner at Maul Foster Alongi, where she works primarily with local governments to support local economic development and the sustainable reuse of contaminated land. Sarah previously served as a technical assistance provider in both the nonprofit and public sectors, where she helped local governments and community groups access to state and federal funding.

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Erik Bakkom, PE

Principal Engineer

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