Monday, November 14, 2016

Session 1 : In-Situ and Ex-Situ Chemical Oxidation

8:30 – 9:00
Keynote Speaker

Combined Microbial-Chemical Redox Reactions for Contaminant  Transformation

Kevin T. Finneran
Clemson University Environmental Engineering
Owner and Principal, Finneran Environmental Consulting

9:00 – 9:30
Keynote Speaker

State of the Practice versus State of the Art in Chemical Oxidation / Reduction Technologies

Michael C. Marley
XDD Environmental, USA

9:30 – 9:55

Treatment of Emerging Contaminants in Water Reuse Applications

Yiqing Liu1, Ying Huang1, Susan D. Richardson2and Dionysios D. Dionysiou1*
1University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
2University of South Carolina, South Carolina, United States

9:55 – 10:20

Mechanisms of Oxidations by Peroxomonosulfate

Dan Meyerstein
Chemical Sciences Department, Ariel University, Ariel, Israel and Chemistry Department, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel

10:20 – 10:40 

Coffee Break 

10:40 – 11:05

Engineering Electrochemical Oxidation Processes for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants

Xiaoyang Meng and John Crittenden
Brook Byer Institute of sustainable system, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

11:05 -11:30

Chlorine Atom Chemistry within an AOT
Stephen P. Mezyk

California State University, Long Beach, USA

Session 2: In-Situ Chemical Oxidation 

11:30 – 11:55

Development of Novel In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) Technologies for the Cleanup of Contaminated Soil and Groundwater

Anh Pham
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton, Canada

11:55 – 12:20

Use of ZVl Catalyzed Hydroxyl & Sulfate Free Radicals to Address BTEX Contamination via In-Situ Chemical Oxidation Followed by Intrinsic Facultative, Biologically Mediated Processes

Michael Scalzi and Antonis Karachalios
Innovative Environmental Technology, Inc. (IET) Pipersville, Pennsylvania, USA

12:20 – 1:30


1:30 – 1:55

Using Klozur® KP (Potassium Persulfate) as an Extended Release Oxidant and Permeable Reactive Barrier

Brant A. Smith1and Pat Hicks1, Brianna Desjardins2 and  Sandra Owen2
1PeroxyChem, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2PeroxyChem, Tonawanda, NY, USA

1:55 – 2:20

Trichlorfon Removal from Veterinary Wastewater through Chemical Photooxidation

Rosalina González, Juan P. Merchán, Natalia Sanchez
Department of Environmental and Sanitary Engineering, La Salle University, Bogota, Colombia

2:20 – 2:45

Case Study: Treatment of a TCE Plume Using ISCO at an Active Manufacturing Facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Ed Hollifield and Jennifer Byrd
Environmental Resources Management, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

2:45 -3:10

Reactive Transport Modeling: A New Paradigm in Design of ISCO and ISCR Systems

Robert D. Mutch, Jr., and Richard F. Carbonaro
Mutch Associates, LLC, Ramsey, NJ, USA

3:10 – 3:30

Coffee Break

Session 3: DNAPL Characterization and Treatment

3:30 – 3:55

Comprehensive and Innovative Guidance for DNAPL Site Characterization and Remediation: Overview of Recent ITRC Products

Ryan Wymore
CDM Smith, USA

3:55 – 4:20

Adaptive Long Term Remediation of a Chlorinated Solvents Plume in Georgia

Jennifer Byrd and Ed Hollifield
Environmental Resources Management, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

4:20 – 4:45

Successful Modification of a Poorly Performing Biorecirculation System for DNAPL Source Area Treatment

Kent Sorenson
CDM Smith, USA

4:45 – 5:10

Surprising Efficacy of “Sipping” Heavy DNAPL without Disturbing Formations, Using Low-Flow Positive-Displacement Piston Pumps

Mark Bertane
Blackhawk Technology Company, USA

5:10 – 5:35

Innovative Surfactant System Formulations for LNAPL Recovery

Mark Kluger1, Jeffrey H. Harwell2, Mark Hasegawa3, Gary Birk4 and David Alden4
1Dajak, Wilmington, DE, USA
2University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
3Hasegawa Engineering, Lethbridge AB, Canada
4Tersus Environmental, Wake Forest, NC, USA

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Session 4: Combined Remediation Technologies 

8:30 – 8:55

Reducing Treatment Costs by Optimizing a Combined Remedy using Traditional Techniques and High-Resolution Site Characterization

Shanna Thompson1, Andrew Montgomery1, Whitney Law1, John Jenkins2 and Carol King2
1Geosyntec, Kennesaw, GA, USA
2Black & Veatch Special Projects, Alpharetta, GA

8:55 – 9:20

Safer, More Effective ISCO Remedial Actions using Non-Extreme Persulfate Activation plus Sustained Secondary Biotreatment

Jim Mueller, Matt Geary and Greg Booth
Provectus Environmental Products, Inc.

9:20 – 9:45

Dual Anaerobic-Aerobic Cultures Bioaugmented on GAC for Treatment of Chlorinated Benzenes in Contaminated Groundwater and Sediments

Michelle M. Lorah1, Emily H. Majcher1, Denise M. Akob2,  Edward J. Bouwer3,  Steven Chow3, Neal Durant4, and Amar Wadhawan4
1U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, Maryland, USA,
2U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA
3Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
4Geosyntec Consultants, Columbia, Maryland, USA

9:45 – 10:10

Multi-Component Treatment Strategy for Chlorinated Ethene and Chlorinated Benzene DNAPL Source Area

Ryan Wymore
CDM Smith, USA

10:10 – 10:35

Field Demonstration of Vadose 1,4-Dioxane Remediation by Extreme Soil Vapor Extraction (XSVE)

Isabel Green1, Rob Hinchee2, David Burris3, Kimiye Touchi4 and Paul Dahlen5
1IST, Atlanta, GA USA
2IST, Panacea, FL USA
3IST, Panama City, FL USA
4AECOM, Sacramento, CA USA
5ASU, Tempe, AZ USA

10:35 – 10:55 

Coffee Break

Session 5: Oxidation and Reduction Technologies for DNAPL and LNAPL Treatment 

10:55 – 11:20

Using the Availability of Natural Organic Carbon as a Metric for Selecting Oxidative or Reductive Remedies for DNAPL and LNAPL Cleanup

Francis H. Chapelle1 and Mark A. Widdowson2
1Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, USA
2Derpatment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA

11:20 – 11:45

Four Years of Chemical Reduction to Achieve Treatment Standards for Carbon Tetrachloride/Chloroform at an Industrial Site in Brazil

Jack Sheldon
Antea Group, West Des Moines, IA, USA

11:45 – 12:10

Enabling NAPL Removal using Surfactants and Hydrogen Peroxide

Geeta Dahal, Dan Socci and Jen Holcomb
EthicalChem, USA

12:10 – 1:30


Session 6: Delivery Systems for In-Situ Remediation 

1:30 – 1:55

Gravity Feed Delivery of Oxidant to a Dilute PCP Plume

Jennifer Byrd and Greg Jirak
Environmental Resources Management, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1:55 – 2:20

Highly Successful ERD Pilot Evaluation Utilizing a Simple Additive Delivery Approach

Kent C. Armstrong1 and Jim Romeo2
1BioStryke Remediation Products, LLC, Andover, New Hampshire, USA
2ITB, Inc., Merritt Island, Florida, USA

2:20 – 2:45

Highly Successful ERD Pilot via Simple Additive Delivery System Lead to Full-Scale Biostimulation Strategy for Destruction of Residual cVOCs

Kent C. Armstrong1 and Geoff Bell2
1BioStryke Remediation Products LLC, Andover New Hampshire, USA
2G2S Environmental, Inc. Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Session 7: Biotransformation 

2:45 – 3:10

Biogeophysical Analysis of Hexavalent Chromium Biotransformation: Column Studies

Brady Lee, Kayla Johnson, Jonathan Thomle, Timothy Johnson, Edmundo Pacencia-Gomez and M. Hope Lee
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA

3:10 – 3:30

Coffee Break

3:30 – 3:55

Successful On-Site Treatability Study Evaluating Feasibility of Biostimulation to Enhance Microbial Degradation of 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene Under Anaerobic Conditions

Kent C Armstrong1 and Cynthia L. Cason2
1TerraStryke Products LLC, Andover NH, USA
2ET Technologies, Parker CO, USA

3:55 – 4:20

Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Increase Superoxide Anion Production via Acting on NADPH Oxidase

Rawand Masoud, Tania Bizouarn, Sylvain Trepout, Franck Wien, Laura Baciou, Sergio Marco, Chantal Houée Levin
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique CNRS Université Paris Sud, Université Paris Saclay, Orsay France

4:20 – 4:45

Optimization-Based Monitoring of a Fluidized Bed Biofilm Reactor Operated as Part of the 200 West Area Pump and Treat Facility at the Hanford Site

Brady D. Lee, Elsa A. Cordova, Sabrina D. Saurey, Danielle Saunders, Emalee E. Eisenhauer, Mark A. Carlson, and M. Hope Lee
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA

Session 8: Remediation in a Low Permeability Media

4:45 – 5:10

A Rigorous Demonstration of Permeability Enhancement Technology for In Situ Remediation of Low Permeability Media

Kent Sorenson
CDM Smith, USA

5:10 – 5:35

Pilot Study – Reductive Dechlorination Results Review

W. Russell Kestle, Jr.
Superfund Resoration and Sustainability Section, Superfund Division, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

5:35 – 6:00

Remediating Chlorinated Solvent Contamination, in a Challenging Geological Formation and Limited Accessibility, Using a Combination of MiHPT, Angled Borings, Hydraulic Fracturing and Emulsified Zero Valent Iron (eZVI)

Hank Andolsek1 and William Guite2
1AMEC Foster Wheeler, USA
2Hepure Technologies, USA

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Session 9: Site Rehabilitation and Management

8:30 – 8:55

Assessing Remediation Effectiveness of a 20-Year Remediation System: Circuit Boards to Shopping Mall

Sheri Knox1, Alex Mikszewski1, Bonani Langan1 and  Deborah Barsotti2
1Amec Foster Wheeler, Durham, NC, USA
2Amec Foster Wheeler, Hamilton, NJ, USA

8:55 – 9:20

In Situ Geochemical Immobilization Technology for DNAPL Management

Jim Mueller1, Jim Erickson2, Mike Slenska3, and Mitchell Brourman3
1Provectus Environmental Products, USA
2TetraTech, USA
3Beazer East, Inc., USA

9:20 – 9:45

Industrial Area in Rio de Janeiro / Brazil Contaminated by Chlorinated Compounds

Marcos Sillos, Silvia C. Nascimento, Antonio Passarelli, Raphael G.R.Oliveira and Samuel B. De Souza
VALGO, Brazil

Session 10: Controlling Methanogenesis / Oxidation Technologies

9:45 – 10:10

Mitigating Excess Methane Using Zero Valent Iron

Patrick Randell and William Guite
Hepure Technologies, USA

10:10 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:55

Reasons and Technology for Controlling Excessive Methanogenesis during Remedial Actions: Case Studies and Remedial Alternatives

Jim Mueller, Matt Geary and Greg Booth
Provectus Environmental Products, Inc, USA

10:55 – 11:20

Supercritical Water Oxidation of Toxic Waste Generated in Academic Veterinary Practices

Rosalina González, Paula Cárdenas, Andrea Landinez
Department of Environmental and Sanitary Engineering, La Salle University, Bogota, Colombia

11:20 – 11:45

Fenton and Photo-Fenton Technologies Modified with Tartaric Acid for the Treatment of the Wastewaters from a Urea-Formaldehyde Resin Production Process

Jessica Gordón-Tulcán, Jady Pérez, William Villacís and Florinella Muñoz
Laboratorio de Aguas y Microbiología, Departamento de Ciencias Nucleares, Facultad de Ingeniería Química y Agroindustria, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador

12:00 – 1:30