ERM at Battelle 2016

22 - 26 May 2016

The Tenth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

The International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds (previously held in Monterey, now in Palm Springs, California) is still the largest and most widely attended professional conference related to contaminated site management. This conference brings together consultants, liability owners (private and government), regulators, researchers, and students to present and discuss the latest innovations in contaminated site investigation, remediation, and risk assessment.

Learn more about the 2016 Chlorinated Conference

ERM’s Role at the 2016 Battelle Chlorinated Conference

This year’s “hot topics” include the latest in vapor intrusion, changes in TCE regulatory guidance, environmental molecular diagnostics (EMDs), molecular biological tools (MBTs), the latest in investigation and remediation technologies, high resolution site characterization (HRSC), remediation treatment trains, regulatory strategies for emerging contaminants, and new risk management tools.

ERM will discuss the changing regulatory landscape, particularly with respect to the new vapor intrusion guidance, HRSC, and innovative approaches to remediation and risk management through multiple forums at the 2016 Battelle Chlorinated Conference.

The following is a summary of ERM’s presence at this year’s conference (*indicates a poster presentation.):

Session Title  
Program Topic: Remediation Technologies
A1 Sustainable, Low-Temperature In Situ Thermal Remediation Using Dissolved Gases
A4 Sustainable High-Resolution Site Characterization Using Integrated Techniques at a Fractured Bedrock Site in the UK
A6 *The Importance of pH Adjustment for Anaerobic Bioremediation of Chlorinated Ethenes
A7 *Adaptive Remediation of a Volatile and SemiVolatile Organic Compound Plume in the Piedmont of South Carolina
Program Topic: Management Strategies
B4 Risk Assessment – Practices, Applications, and Benefits - Session Chair
B4 *Application and Selection of Water Quality Standards in Risk Assessment in Europe
B4 Application of Probabilistic Risk Assessment to Optimize Remedial Options and Regulatory Compliance: A Case Study
B4 Reducing Uncertainties in Risk Assessment by Integrating Groundwater Contaminant Mass Flux Understanding
B8 *Embedding Sustainable Safety within Steam-Enhanced Remediation Projects at Operational Facilities
B9 *Optimization of Pump-and-Treat under Cost and Sustainability Consideration
Program Topic: International Environmental Remediation Markets
C7 Regulatory Considerations - Session Chair
C7 International Remediation Markets: Voluntary Remedy of Chlorinated Hydrocarbon-Impacted Soil and Groundwater in Uttar Pradesh, India
C8 Remediation of an LNAPL-Impacted Fractured Bedrock Aquifer in a Sensitive and Remote Environment in South Africa
C9 *Sustainable, Thermally-Enhanced Degradation at a Methylene Chloride Site in the UK
Program Topic: Vapor Intrusion
D1 *Vapor Intrusion Conceptual Site Model Development for Vapor Migration in Subsurface Sewers
D3 Using Multiple Lines-of-Evidence to Evaluate the Influence of Building Materials in a Vapor Intrusion Investigation
D4 Risk Assessment and Risk Management (e.g., Tools, Using Multiple Lines of Evidence, Accounting for Background) - Session Chair
D4 Evaluation of Vapor Intrusion at an Active Chemical Manufacturing and Distribution Facility
Program Topic: Management of Petroleum Sites
E1 *Calcium Peroxide Treatment of TPH in a Sensitive Area
E1 *Rethinking the Strategy: In Situ Treatment Train Achieves Closure of an LNAPL Source Area 
E5 *Quantification of Natural Source Zone Depletion Using CO2 Flux Methods to Enhance LNAPL Conceptual Site Models 
Program Topic: Soil and Facility Restoration
E6 Treatment of Benzene Contamination Using Rhizoremediation at a Petrochemical Facility in Brazil 
E9 A Holistic Approach to Site Assessment of Former Landfill and Sustainable Remediation 
Program Topic: Emerging Issues
F5  *Utilizing Local Resources for Phased Sustainable Treatment of Perchlorate-Contaminated Soil and Groundwater 
Program Topic: Green and Sustainable Remediation
F7 Carbon Footprint Assessment of ISCO Remediation and Pump-and-Treat Containment in Fractured Sandstone
F9  Groundwater Remediation Case Study Highlighting Cost Efficiency and Sustainability
Program Topic: Amendment Technologies
G1 *Strategies for Managing Residual Persulfate in the Use of Persulfate for ISCO
G1 *Treatment Train Remediation (ISCO, SVE, ZVI) of a Chlorinated Solvent Plume in Georgia
G2 Enhancing the Reactivity of ZVI with Soluble Reductants
G2 *An Examination of Different Iron Sources in Abiotic Reduction
G5 *Implementation of Bioremediation at a Former Wood-Treating Facility
G6 *Activated Persulfate Pilot Trial for Benzene Plume Treatment in Australia
G6 Pilot Testing and 3-D Simulations to Evaluate Steam-Front Migration in a High-Permeability Aquifer
G8 *In Situ Soil Mixing of a Lagoon Sludge, Brazil
Program Topic: Characterization, Fate, and Transport
H4 *High-Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) of a Complex CVOC-Impacted Site in Sao Paulo, Brazil
H4 *Semiquantitative High-Resolution Site Characterization Techniques for Phase II Due Diligence Audits
H5 Cumulative Structural Frequency Analysis of Fractured Bedrock in Conceptual Site Models and Remedial Design
Program Topic: Advanced Diagnostic Tools and Strategies
H7 *Compound Specific Isotope Analysis (CSIA) Evaluation of Slow-Release Permanganate Cylinders (SRPC)
H7 *Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis of Remediation Mechanisms during In Situ Thermal Treatment


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Palm Springs, CA 92262

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