General Meeting of the
Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable

Remediation Technologies for Radionuclides and Heavy Metals in Soil, Ground Water and Sediments

U.S. NRC Headquarters
Two White Flint North | Room 02-B3
11545 Rockville, MD 20852
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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Overall Meeting Objectives:

  1. Identify and discuss existing and new innovative remediation technologies with their technical bases which have been or may be applied for radionuclide and heavy metal contaminants in soil, ground water and sediments.
  2. Share experiences and lessons learned in the application of these remediation technologies for radionuclides and heavy metals.
8:30 am Welcome
Ed Heckett, Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. NRC
8:35 am Meeting Objectives and Administrative Business
Kent Glover, Chair, FRTR Sterring Committee, DOD-USAF
Tom Nicholson, U.S. NRC-RES & Paul Beam, DOE-EM
(Meeting Moderators)
Overview of the State-of-the-Practice in Applying Remediation Technologies for Radionuclides and Heavy Metals in: Soil, Ground Water and Sediments
8:45 am Overview of Remediation Technologies for Radionuclides in Soil and Ground Water
Mike Truex, PNNL (Introduced by Paul Beam, DOE–EM)
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9:15 am Overview of Remediation Technologies for Heavy Metal Contaminants
Professor Mark Bricka, Mississippi State
(Introduced by Carol Dona, DOD-Army)

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Field Demonstrations of Remediation Technologies for Radionuclides
9:45 am Case Study on Remediation at a Sediment Site in Northern California with Radium-226 and Heavy Metal Contamination, including use of SCM technology to Expedite Remediation at the Source
Mary Parker and Matthew Slack, DOD-Navy
(Introduced by Dan Goodman, DOD-Navy)

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10:15 am BREAK
10:30 am Remedy Selection and Implementation for Radionuclides in Soil and Ground Water
Mike Truex, PNNL (Introduced by Paul Beam, DOE–EM)
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11:00 am Field Studies to Assess Bio-Stimulation to Remediation of Radionuclides and Heavy Metals at an In Situ Leach Mine Sites
Drs. John Willford and Kevin R. Chamberlain, University of Wyoming; Paul Reimus, Los Alamos National Laboratory; and Jim Clay, Cameco
(Introduced by Thomas Nicholson, NRC)

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11:30 am Incremental Sampling Methods for Remediation of Heavy Metals
Cathy Amoroso, EPA Region 4 (Introduced by Dan Powell, EPA)
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12:00 pm LUNCH (available for purchase in the NRC cafeteria)
1:00 pm FRTR Agency Member Announcements
Research on Innovative Remediation Technologies under Development for Radionuclides and Heavy Metals in: Soil, Ground Water and Sediments
1:20 pm Use of Nanotechnology in Remediation of Radionuclides and Heavy Metals
Professor Dr. Fengxiang (Frank) Han, Jackson State University, Mississippi (Introduced by Boby Abu-Eid, NRC)
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1:50 pm Overview of NIEH Research Studies on Risk Management Focusing on Remediation of Radionuclide and Heavy Metal Contaminants
Heather Henry, National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences (Introduced by Dan Powell, EPA)
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In Situ Activated Carbon Amendment for Sediment and Soil Mercury Remediation
Cynthia Gilmour, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
(Introduced by Heather Henry, NIEHS)

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3:00 pm BREAK
3:15 pm Panel Discussion
Moderators: Thomas Nicholson, U.S. NRC - RES and Paul Beam, DOE–EM
Panel Members — Presenters on State-of-the-Practice and Innovative Remediation Technologies and their Applications for Radionuclides and Heavy Metals
4:15 pm FRTR Action Items
4:30 pm Closing Remarks/Adjourn