On May 20, 2015, Dr. Staci Simonich and Dr. Kim Anderson presented to the Oregon State Air Toxics Science Advisory Committee

(ATSAC:   http://www.deq.state.or.us/aq/toxics/atsac.htm; http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_300/oar_340/340_246.html).

 ATSAC is currently setting ambient air benchmarks for PAHs, as well as diesel and particulate matter.  Drs. Simonich and Anderson provided an overview of their research programs, as well as addressed specific technical issues for the Committee.

 Dr. Dave Stone, who is a member of ATSAC, reiterated the value of both presentations, as well as the overall contribution of the Superfund Research Program at OSU in assisting the State on important public health and environmental issues.

Kim AndersonDr. Dave Stone