Publication Date

October 2007


Conference at a Glance

Monday, October 15, 2007

(workshop #1-2: 9:00am – 5:00pm, workshop #3: 10am – 5:00pm, workshop #3, 10:00am – 5:00pm, workshops #4, 5, & 6, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, workshop #7 & 8, 2-5pm)

1) Compliant Analysis of Water, Wastes and Related Solid Environmental Samples Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission and Mass Spectrometry

2) In-Situ Chemical Oxidation Workshop

3) Theory and Use of Field Portable X-ray Fluorescence for Soil Analysis

4) The 2007 MCP Audit – A Case Study Approach

5) “Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics”: Avoiding Pitfalls in Environmental Sampling

6) Evaluating Monitored Natural Attenuation of MTBE and TBA

7) Environmental Forensic Techniques for Classic and Emerging Contaminants

8) Environmental Fate of Hydrocarbons in Soils and Groundwater

Tuesday, October 17, 2007


8:30am – 9:00am Conference Welcome and Overview

9:00am – Noon, Sessions are concurrent

Session 1: Ethics in Environmental Practice: Responsibilities, Benefits & Case Examples

Session 2a: Pesticides

Session 2b: Vapor Intrusion

Session 3a: Brownfields

Session 3b: Fisherville Mill - Assessment and Cleanup of a Brownfields Site on the Blackstone River

Session 4a: Environmental Fate

Session 4b: Sediments

Afternoon 1:30 to 5:30pm, Sessions are concurrent

Session 1: Phytoremediation

Session 2: Biotechnology

Session 3: Tungsten

Session 4: Combining Chemical and Biological Technologies for Soil and Groundwater Remediation

Session 5: Environmental Forensics

Poster Sessions 4:00 – 6:00pm


Environmental Fate

Environmental Forensics






Vapor Instrusion

Social 4:30 – 6:00pm, exhibit area, 1st floor

Workshops (Evening, 7:00 – 10:00pm)

9) In-Situ Thermal Remediation

10) Applied Chemical Fingerprinting in Environmental Forensics

11) Utilization of Stable Isotopes in Environmental and Forensic Geochemistry Studies

12) Professional Ethics, Professional Conduct, and Environmental Professionals

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Morning 8:30am – Noon, Sessions are concurrent

Session 1: Gasoline Oxygenates I

Session 2: Remediation I

Session 3: Regulatory

Session 4: Coated and Uncoated Microbubble Ozone Remediation Projects

Afternoon 1:30 – 5:30pm, Sessions are concurrent

Session 1: Gasoline Oxygenates II

Session 2: Perchlorate/MECs

Session 3: Analysis

Session 4: Chemical Oxidation

Poster Sessions 4:00 – 6:00pm

Acid Mine Drainage




Chemical Oxidation

Emerging Issues with Energy in the Environment

Heavy Metals





Site Assessment

Social 4:30 – 6:00pm, exhibit area, 1st floor

Workshops (Evening, 7:00 – 10:00pm)

13) Critical Exposure Pathways

14) Characterizing PAH Bioavailability in Sediments for Remedial Decision-Making

15) Theory and Application of Molecular Biological Tools (“MBTs”) and Biogeochemistry to Bioremediation Process Monitoring and Monitored Natural Attenuation Programs

16) Geochemical Evaluations of Metals in Environmental Media: How to Distinguish Naturally Elevated Metals Concentrations from Site-Related Contamination

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Morning 8:30am – Noon Sessions are concurrent

Session 1: Bioremediation

Session 2: Remediation II

Session 3: Modeling

Session 4: Risk Assessment

Afternoon 1:30pm – 5:00pm Sessions are concurrent

Session 1: Heavy Metals

Session 2: Innovative Technologies

Session 3: Site Assessment