EPA asks for candidates for Watershed Assessment Review

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a call for nominations of qualified individuals who could participate in a 10-person panel to provide a peer review of the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. The EPA has been working on the assessment since February 7, 2011.

 

The nomination period runs from February 24 to March 9.

Nominees for the peer review panel should have background knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Mining, particularly porphyry copper
  • Salmon fisheries biology
  • Surface, subsurface or watershed hydrology
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Seismology
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Wildlife ecology
  • Indigenous Alaskan cultures
  • Read the full EPA press release for additional details

Read more details in this EPA press release

Submit a nomination

View the Federal Register Notice

About the EPA Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment

About EPA's peer review process

 

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