Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

8 - 12 April 2018

ERM is a proud sponsor and leading presenter at the 11th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds held April 8-12, 2018, in Palm Springs, California.

Battelle’s Chlorinated Conference is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive meetings on the application of innovative technologies and approaches for characterization, monitoring and management of chlorinated solvents and other recalcitrant compounds at complex sites. The Conference offers 9 extensive technical tracks with more than 1,100 platform and poster presentations, educational opportunities, exhibits and hands-on demonstrations from leading companies, as well as enhanced networking with national and international remediation experts.

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ERM at the Conference

ERM is a sponsor of the conference, and will be presenting 14 poster presentations and 10 platform presentations, available below. We will also be exhibiting at booth #225 and hosting a private client reception on April 10th. For more information on our client event, contact Lauren Blumberg

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ERM Chair/Co-Chair Sessions

Nadine Weinberg, Partner will be chairing a session called Advances in Vapor Intrusion Investigations. The session will focus on innovative methods used to investigate vapor intrusion issues at sites. She will also discuss a site investigation ERM performed using handheld devices to evaluate and distinguish between background sources and sub-slab sources.

Kevin Morris, Technical Director will be co-chairing the Explosives and Perchlorate Session with Katarzyna Kucharzyk of Battelle. The session will evaluate naturally occurring vs. anthropogenic sources of perchlorate and present the latest innovative in situ and ex situ remediation strategies for Explosives and Perchlorate impacting various matrices.

Melissa Boysun
, Project Geologist will be co-chairing a session on LNAPL Recover/Remediation Technology Transitions with Harley Hopkins of ExxonMobil. This session covers many aspects of LNAPL remediation from innovations in vapor and product recovery to in situ processes and natural source zone depletion. This session is expected to draw a wide range of consultants, regulators and industry experts with renewed interest in the current state of LNAPL remediation with the recent release of the ITRC’s updated guidance document on LNAPL investigation and remediation, to which Melissa actively contributed.



With ERM’s global footprint, we provide environmental, health, safety, and sustainability (EHSS) consulting services for challenging sites almost anywhere in the world. This means we can help clients stay current and understand what changes in regulations may be on the horizon, like we have recently seen in Brazil and China.

We keep our eye to the future with respect to emerging contaminants (like 1,4-Dioxane and PFCs) and are an industry leader in the field. With the future in mind, ERM helps Fortune 500 Global companies improve their business by more effectively managing their EHSS challenges.

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Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs, CA, United States