General Meeting of the
Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable

Performance Monitoring for Optimization of In Situ Remediation Technologies

USGS Headquarters
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive | Reston, Virginia
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Preliminary Agenda

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Overall Meeting Objectives:

  1. Improve communication and common understanding of recent advances in performance monitoring for optimization of in situ remediation technologies.
  2. Share experience and lessons learned in advancing best practices
  3. Outline key issues and develop shared strategies to address them.
8:00 am Welcome
Speaker TBD, USGS
8:15 am Meeting Objectives & Administrative Business
Karla Harre, NAVFAC EXWC (FRTR Steering Committee Chair) & Carol Dona, US Army Corps of Engineers (Moderator)
8:30 am Data Needs for Effective Application of MNA and In Situ Bioremediation Featuring Framework to Apply Novel Molecular and Other Screening Tools for MNA Evaluations
John T. Wilson, PhD., Scissortail Environmental Solutions, LLC
9:05 am EPA White Paper on In Situ Treatment Monitoring Issues and Best Practices
Linda Fiedler, U.S. EPA
9:40 am BREAK
10:10 am Advances in Monitoring Petroleum Contaminated Sites
Chuck Newell, GSI
10:45 am Virtual Test Bed
Carol Eddy-Dilek, Savannah River National Lab
11:20 am LUNCH (available for purchase in onsite Cafeteria)
12:20 pm FRTR Agency Member Announcements
12:45 pm Demonstrating a Biogeophysics Strategy for Minimally Invasive Post Remediation Performance
Tim Johnson, PNNL
1:20 pm Presentation TBD
Speaker TBD
1:55 pm Use of MIP Data to Optimize Source Area Remediation at AOC 50 at US Army Base Fort Devens
Dan Groher, USACE
2:30 pm BREAK
3:35 pm Panel Discussion
Moderators: Thomas Nicholson, NRC & Paul Beam, DOE

Panel Members — John T. Wilson, PhD. (Scissortail Environmental Solutions, LLC), Linda Fiedler (U.S. EPA), Chuck Newell (GSI), Carol Eddy-Dilek (Savannah River National Lab), Tim Johnson (PNNL), Dan Groher (USACE), Karen Kim (Electric Power Research Institute) and other presenters TBD
4:15 pm Action Items
4:30 pm ADJOURN

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