General Meeting of the
Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable

Modeling in Support of Site Remediation

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Center (Headquarters)
Dallas L. Peck Memorial Auditorium
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive | Reston, Virginia 20192
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Overall Meeting Objective:

  1. Identify and discuss the emerging science behind PFAS characterization and remedial technologies
8:30 am Welcome
Mike Focazio, Program Coordinator, USGS Toxic Substances Hydrology Program
8:15 am Meeting Objectives and Administrative Business
Kent Glover, AFCEC/CZTE (FRTR Steering Committee Chair) &
Malcolm Garg, Army (Moderator)
8:30 am What are PFAS, and what are the issues with them?
Linda Gaines, EPA
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9:00 am Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)—Current Insights on the Collection and Analysis of Environmental Samples
Lisa Olsen, USGS
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9:30 am BREAK
10:00 am Evaluation of Poly/Perfluoroakyl Substances (PFAS) for Potential Health Effects
Sue Fenton, NIEHS
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10:30 am Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) Site Characterization
Dr. John Kornuc, Navy
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11:10 am Actionable Science on Fate and Transport and Degradation and Remediation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances by the USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center
Ethan Weikel, USGS
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11:40 pm LUNCH (available for purchase in the USGS cafeteria)
12:40 pm FRTR Agency Member Announcements
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1:00 pm Treatment Technologies for PFAS Site Management
Dr. Anthony Danko, Navy
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1:40 pm Case Study: Explaining the Path and Fate of a Fire-Training Area PFAS Plume Near Two Cape Cod Lakes: Understanding Groundwater-Lake Interactions is the Key
Denis LeBlanc, USGS-Cape Cod
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2:10 pm Ongoing PFAS Research—NIEHS Superfund Research Program
Heather Henry, NIEHS
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Ongoing Research
Dr. John Kornuc, Navy
Air Force Technology Demonstration—Validation Projects for PFAS Remediation
Dr. Kent Glover, Air Force
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3:10 pm BREAK
3:45 pm Panel Discussion—Characterization & Science; "What Are the Gaps and What Can We Do Now"
Moderator: Malcolm Garg, Army
Panel Members — Linda Gaines, EPA; Sue Fenton, NIEHS; Lisa Olsen, USGS; Dr. John Kornuc, Navy; Heather Henry, NIEHS; Denis LeBlanc, USGS; Ethan Weikel, USGS; Dr. Anthony Danko, Navy; Dr. Kent Glover, Air Force
4:30 pm Action Items/Adjourn

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