RemTech 2004 Presentations

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  • Field Aspects of Oxidation and Enhanced Biodegradation: Understanding and Controlling Chemical Reactions During the Injection of Hydrogen Peroxide for In-Situ Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons
    Stuart Peters, B.Sc., O’Connor Associates Environmental Inc.
  • Pressure Pulse Technology: An Innovative Fluid Flow Technique and Remedial Tool
    Brett Davidson, Wavefront Energy and Environmental Services Inc.
  • Successful In-Situ Remediation of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil & Groundwater In Tight Alluvial Silt-Clay Till, Red Deer, Alberta; Pay-For-Performance Case Study Using Ivey-sol® / SPT®  Technology Presentation
    Ian Hers, M.A.Sc., P.Eng, Golder Associates
  • Development of Site-Specific Remedial Objectives (SSRO) for Weathered Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Peat Soil Environments
    Craig S. Harris M.Sc., P.Geol., P. Biol., AMEC Earth & Environmental
  • A Comparision of Chemical Oxidation Techniques Used for the In-Situ Treatment of Hydrocarbon Impacted Soils in Alberta
    Gopal Achari, Ph.D., University of Calgary
  • Remediation of an Oilfield Battery and Flare Pit Site Presentation
    Douglas Sweeney, M.Sc., P.Eng., SEACOR Environmental

Groundwater/Surface Water

  • Use of Nano-Scale Zero-Valent Iron for Chlorinated Solvent Remediation
    Robert Glazier, P.G., Golder Associates
  • Low Level Detection of Priority Inorganic Pollutants in Groundwater
    Darren Crichton, B.Sc., Norwest Labs
  • The Use Of Ecological Risk Assessment For Regional Management Of Aquatic Impacts
    Henri de Pennart, Ph.D., Alpine Environmental Ltd.
  • Numerical Modelling For Groundwater Extraction Design and Hydrocarbon Plume Containment
    Trevor Butterfield, M.Sc., Komex International Ltd.
  • The Use of Floating Turbidity Barriers – Shoreline Reclamation Project, Kootenay Lake
    Murray Banting, R.E.T., Applied Geo-Environmental Solutions Inc.


  • An Integrated Multi-Process Phytoremediation System for Removal of Persistent Contaminants from Soils
    Bruce M. Greenberg, B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Waterloo
  • Native Prairie Plants in Phytoremediation: Successes, Limitations and Knowledge Gaps
    Jay Woosaree, Alberta Research Council

Natural Attenuation

  • Using the One Dollar Model to Answer the Million Dollar Question, or Assessment of Natural Attenuation Within the Regulatory Framework
    Qunli Dai, O’Connor Associates Environmental Inc.
  • Decision Analysis Assessment of Contaminated Site Management Through Monitored Natural Attenuation Compared to Active Site Remediation
    James Armstrong, B.A.Sc., Komex International Ltd.
  • Using Humalite-Derived Aqueous Humic Products to Mobilize Soil-Adsorbed Hydrocarbons and Enhance Natural Attenuation
    Trenton M. Parks, Ph.D., P.Chem., Stantec Consulting Ltd.


  • An Effective Soil Vapour Extraction / Bioventing Model
    Eyad A. Barakat, B.Sc., M.Sc. University of Guelph
  • Establishing Design Parameters for Multi-Phase Extraction Systems Using Unsaturated and Saturated Soil Properties
    Todd White, M.Sc., P.Geol., SEACOR Environmental
  • Extraction of Biorecalcitrant Petroleum Hydrocarbons from Contaminated Soil Using Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) Presentation
    Gavin Y. K. Cheng, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta

Commercial Redevelopment

  • 60-Year Old Commercial Site Remediation and Restoration Presentation
    Tammy Lomas-Jylha, OCETA/aboutREMEDIATION/ Canadian Brownfields Network

Cold Climates

  • Analysis of Cold Temperature Crude Oil Degrading Bacterial Communities
    Angus Chu, University of Calgary
  • Biogeochemistry of Hydrocarbon Impacted Arctic Waters
    Herb Ziervogel, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
  • Application of an Immunoassay Technology to Management of Water Treatment During Site Remediation – Thebacha Campus, Aurora College, Fort Smith, NWT
    Paul Morton, P.Geol., EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
  • Soil Remediation of a Former Tank Farm Site in Western Arctic Canada
    Guillaume Bedard, Biogenie S.R.D.C. Inc.


  • Screening Methods for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Drilling Wastes
    Ron Minks, B.Sc., Enviro-Test Laboratories
  • Conducting Environmental Site Assessments at Upstream Oil and Gas Facilities
    Darlene Howat, M.Sc., Alberta Environment
  • Sustainability Studies of Commonly Used Remediation Technologies in Alberta
    Israel Dunmade, Ph.D., Mount Royal College
  • Applications of Forensic Chemistry to Environmental Work
    Diane L. Saber, Ph.D., Gas Technology Institute