ERM to make over 40 presentations at Battelle 2010 - welcoming delegates from over 30 countries

31 March 2010

The 7th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds is the most well attended site investigation and remediation technical conference in the world. More that 1750 delegates from 32 countries are expected to attend.

ERM will present over 40 papers and posters at the event in the following tracks, representing 27 of the available 65 Tracks. These include:

  • A1. Environmental Transport Processes and Bioavailability of PAHs: Bridging the Gap between Sampling, Analysis, and Risk
  • A3. Application of Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis in Forensic Analysis
  • A6. Data Enhancements Using Innovative Approaches to Contaminant Monitoring
  • A7. Improvements in Verification of Monitored Natural Attenuation
  • B2. Remediation Cost and Technology Selection
  • B6. Remedy Optimization Strategies
  • C3. Incorporating Green and Sustainable Remediation into Remedy Selection and Design
  • D2. In Situ Chemical Oxidation Case Studies
  • D3. Best Practices and Protocols for In Situ Chemical Oxidation
  • D4. In Situ Chemical Reduction
  • D6. Optimized Strategies for Subsurface Delivery of In Situ Chemical Oxidation
  • D7. Improved Delivery Methods: Injection and Soil-Mixing
  • D8. Delivery Distribution Case Studies for ISCO and Bioremediation
  • E1. Thermal Remediation Case Studies
  • E4. Improved Understanding and Approaches for Pump-and-Treat, Surfactant Flushing, and Ex Situ Groundwater Treatment Applications
  • E6. Innovative Advances and Applications of Biobarriers
  • E7. Permeable Barrier Advances and Applications
  • E8. Nanoscale Zero-Valent Iron and Other Reactive Particles
  • F7. Field-Scale Applications of Enhanced In Situ Bioremediation
  • F9. Interaction of In Situ Biotic and Abiotic Processes
  • G3. Vapor Intrusion Sampling and Assessment
  • G4. Understanding and Accounting for Spatial and Temporal Variability in Vapor Intrusion Assessment Data Collection
  • G7. Remediation of Metals and Arsenic in Soils and Groundwater
  • H2. Strategies for Groundwater Remediation in Fractured Bedrock and Low-Permeability Formations
  • H5. Toxicology, Assessment, and Remediation of 1,4-Dioxane
  • H6. Remediation of MGP Sites
  • H7. NAPLs: Plume Characterization and Remediation Strategies.

ERM's Dick Brown will also be on a panel discussion titled "Approaching Sites with Metal- and Radionuclide-Contaminated Soils and Groundwater: A Paradigm Shift" in addition to co-chairing a session on In Situ Chemical Reduction (D4) and Kevin Morris will chair a session on Innovative Advances and Applications of Biobarriers (E6).

Dick points out: "The Battelle Monterey conference is the most comprehensive environmental conference in the world providing an opportunity to hear about advances in the understanding of the fate and transport and technologies for the remediation of a wide range of organic and inorganic contaminants. It is a great opportunity to learn and to network with technology developers and appliers."

Battelle's 2010 technical program will consist of approximately 850 platform and poster presentations in 65 technical sessions, as well as three panel discussions. The program focuses on the innovative application of existing or new technologies and approaches to address the challenges of characterization, treatment, and monitoring of chlorinated and other recalcitrant compounds in various environmental media. The 1,750 plus delegates will include scientists, engineers, regulators, and other environmental professionals representing universities, government site management and regulatory agencies, and R&D and manufacturing firms from 32 countries.

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