RemTech 2006 Presentations

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Hydrocarbon Contamination

  • Volatilization, Recovery and Treatment of Light-End PHC as On-site Remediation TacticPresentation
    Ole Mrklas, Imperial Oil Ltd., Calgary, AB
  • Remediation of On and Off-site Hydrocarbon Impacts Associated With An Active Retail Service Station Presentation
    Saleh A. Haidar, Keystone Environmental, Burnaby, BC
    Jeff Linke. Chevron Canada Limited, Vancouver, BC
  • Managing and Mitigating Extensive Subsurface Fuel Product for Two Inner-City Heritage BuildingsPresentation
    Ken Friedrich, City of Edmonton, Edmonton AB
    Paul R. Morton, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Edmonton, AB
  • Remediation of 20,000 m3 of Hydrocarbon-Impacted Soil at a Former Well Site Using the Biopile Process– Presentation
    Guillaume Bedard, Biogenie S.R.D.C. Inc., Calgary, AB
  • Quantifying Biogenic versus Petrogenic Hydrocarbons from a Rmulsion Pipeline Release in a Muskeg Setting in N.E. British ColumbiaPresentation
    Craig Harris, UMA Engineering Ltd., Victoria, BC
  • An Integrated Approach to Risk-Based Remediation of a Former Bulk Fuel Storage Facility Adjacent a Marine EnvironmentPresentation
    Linda Kemp and Ian Hers, Golder Associated Ltd., Vancouver, BC
  • Towards the Development of Field-Wide Risk Based Remediation Objectives for an Aging OilfieldPresentation
    Mike Brewster, WorleyParsons Komex, Calgary, AB
  • Toxicity of Invert Drilling Muds Composted with Wood/Bark ChipsPresentation
    Kathryn Bessie, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Calgary, AB
  • Mass Transfer and Bioremediation of PAHs in a Bead Mill BioreactorPresentation
    Ryan Riess, PINTER and Associates Ltd. , Saskatoon, SK
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to Site Remediation and Management in a Bedrock EnvironmentPresentation
    Gary Millard, Shell Canada Products, Calgary, AB
    Rob Micklethwaite, O’Connor Associates Environmental Inc., Calgary, AB

Salt Management

  • Modernized Approach for the Remediation of Salt Impacted SoilsPresentation
    Anthony Knafla, Equilibrium Environmental Inc., Calgary, AB
    Darren Stokes, Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, AB
  • In-Situ Remediation of Brine Impacted Soils and Groundwater Using Hydraulic Fracturing, Desalinization and Recharge WellsPresentation
    Craig Robertson, Wiebe Environmental Services Inc., Calgary, AB
    Ion Ratiu, GeoGrid Environmental Inc., Calgary, AB
  • Impacts of Winter Road Salting on Municipal Groundwater Supplies – Evaluation Tools for Source Water Protection PlanningPresentation
    Craig Johnston, Stantec Consulting Ltd., Kitchener, ON

Liability Management

  • Environmental Forensics as a Tool for Environmental Liability ManagementPresentation
    Court Sandau and B.J. Min, TRIUM Environmental Solutions Inc., Calgary, AB
  • A Defensible and Unbiased Approach for Confirming Effective Removal of Contaminated Soil for Remedial Excavations Presentation
    James G. Carss and Tai T. Wong, O’Connor Associates Environmental Inc., Calgary, Alberta
  • Emerging Environmental Liabilities: Identification, Management and Multijurisdictional IssuesPresentation
    Sean Murphy and Steve Ross, WorleyParsons Komex , Burnaby, BC

Chemical Oxidation

  • The Application of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation to Remediate Chlorinated Ethenes at Former Dry Cleaning Facilities in AlbertaPresentation
    Charlotte King and Siobhan Burland Ross, XCG Consultants Ltd., Kitchener, ON
  • Novel Activation Technologies for Sodium Persulfate In-Situ and Ex-Situ Chemical OxidationPresentation
    Frank Sessa, FMC Environmental Solutions, Philadelphia, PA
  • Chemical Oxidation of BTEX in Soil and Groundwater Presentation
    Daniela Felske, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd, Edmonton, AB


  • Use of Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF), Soil/LNAPL Laboratory Testing, Modeling and Actual Recovery Data to Evaluate LNAPL Mobility, Stability and RecoverabilityPresentation
    David J. Cushman and Matthew Rousseau, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Windsor, ON
  • Remediation Endpoints – Factors for Consideration when Determining Appropriate Remediation Endpoints for Aggressive LNAPL RecoveryPresentation
    David J. Cushman and Matthew Rousseau, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Windsor, ON
  • LNAPL Volume and Mobility Estimation to Assess When to Stop Active RecoveryPresentation
    David Tarnocai and Louis Sabourin, Aqua Terre Solutions Inc., Ottawa, ON
  • Characterization & Assessment of Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Mobility in Fractured SoilsPresentation
    Emma Kirsh and Douglas Sweeney, SEACOR Environmental Inc., Edmonton, AB

Montreal Center of Excellence in Brownfields Rehabilitation (MCEBR)

  • The eMaMoC (Electrolytic Methanogenic-Methanotrophic Coupling) System : A Tool for Bioremediation of Chlorinated SolventsPresentation
    Boris Tartakovsky, National Research Council, Biotechnology Research Institute, Montreal, QC
  • In-Situ Treatment of Chlorinated Solvents: Design and Monitoring of a 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Treatment System at CFB-TrentonPresentation
    Tony Hawke, Terrapex Environnement Ltd., Montreal, QC
  • Field Pilot Testing for Chemical Oxidation at the Former Nitchequon Meteorological StationPresentation
    Eric Bergeron, Golder Associates, Montreal, QC
  • Improvements in the Biotreatment of Soil Contaminated by Heavy HydrocarbonsPresentation
    Jean Paquin, Sanexen Environmental Services Inc, Varennes, QC

Alberta Government Updates

  • Potential for Remediation of Well Sites in AlbertaPresentation
    Norm Jede, Alberta Economic Development, Edmonton, AB
  • Update on the Policy Framework for Contaminated Sites Management in AlbertaPresentation
    Darlene Howat and Michael Zemanek, Alberta Environment, Edmonton, AB
  • Tier I Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines in AlbertaPresentation
    Heather von Hauff and Gordon Dinwoodie, Alberta Environment, Edmonton, AB
  • Policy Framework for Contaminated Sites Management in Alberta: Update on the Tier 2 Guidance and Site Assessment Records to Support the FrameworkPresentation
    Norman Sawatsky, Environmental Policy Branch
    Kim Kirillo Regional Services Alberta, Environment Edmonton, AB


  • Successful Field and Laboratory Tests of a Multi-Process Phytoremediation System for Decontamination of Petroleum and Salt Impacted SoilsPresentation
    Dr. Bruce M. Greenberg, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
  • Use of Native Species in the Restoration of a Train Derailment Site Presentation
    David Flynn, Stantec Consulting Ltd., Kitchener, ON
  • Phytoremediation as Technology for Both Risk Management and Remediation at Former Herbicides Production SitePresentation
    Catherine Creber, Dow Chemical Canada, Inc., Sarnia, ON

Natural Attenuation

  • Enhanced Natural Removal (ENR) of Cyanide and Ammonia in Tailings Lake and Zone 2 Pit at Colomac, NWTPresentation
    Bill Coedy, Indian & Northern Affairs Canada, Yellowknife, NWT
    Ken Ashley, Ken Ashley and Associates Ltd. Vancouver, BC
  • Fate of Industrial Nitrogen in an Alluvial AquiferPresentation
    Gillian Savage, Morrow Environmental Consultants Inc., Calgary, AB
  • An Investigation of Natural Attenuation of Naphthenic Acids and the Potential for Metals Mobilization at an Oil Sands Mining FacilityPresentation
    Alex Oiffer, WorleyParsons Komex, Edmonton, AB

Lake Wabamun

  • Delineation and Remediation of a Derailment Site in Wabamun, AlbertaPresentation
    M. Jillian Mitton, Golder Associates Ltd.Calgary, AB
    Brian Pimblett, Canadian National Railway Company, Surrey, BC
  • Emergency Response Management – The Wabamun StoryPresentation
    Brian Pimblett, Canadian National Railway Company, Surrey, BC
    M. Jillian Mitton, Golder Associates Ltd., Calgary, AB
  • Measurement of Hydrocarbons Following Spill Events – Gathering Information Required for Human Health and Environmental Risk AssessmentsPresentation
    Dieb Birkholz, ALS Laboratory Group, Edmonton, AB


  • Case Study of a Transformer Repair Facility, Soil and Groundwater Remediation, Richmond, BCPresentation
    Liliana Jerade, Jacques Whitford Environment, Vancouver, BC
  • Surfactant Enhanced Remediation (SER) Using Ivey-sol® Surfactant Technology Improving Pump and Treatment, Bioremediation, Chemical Oxidation and Reduction TechnologiesPresentation
    George (Bud) Ivey, Ivey International Inc., Campbell River, BC
  • In-situ and Ex-situ Soil and Groundwater Remediation using Chemical Oxidation TechnologiesPresentation
    Jean Pare, Chemco Inc, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC


  • Delivery Methods for Optimizing In-Situ Remediation with Treatment Amendments: A Systematic ApproachPresentation
    Gordon H. Bures, Frac Rite Environmental Ltd., Calgary, AB
  • In-Situ Glycol Biotreatment SystemPresentation
    Dario Velicogna, SAIC Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Large-Scale Sulfolane-Impacted Soil Remediation at a Gas PlantPresentation
    Guy Lavoie and Kirk Rockwell, Biogenie S.R.D.C. Inc., Calgary, AB

Consultations and Decision Making

  • Beginning With the End in Mind: When to Shut Down a Remedial System?Presentation
    Scott Digel and Elwyn Lyons, O’Connor Associates Environmental Inc., Calgary, AB
  • Working with Northerners – Effective Consultation and Partnership with Aboriginal Groups in the Remediation of Contaminated SitesPresentation
    Carole Mills, Indian & Northern Affairs, Canada, Yellowknife, NWT
  • Applying Principles of Measurement Uncertainty (MU) to Remediation MonitoringPresentation
    Phil Heaton, Maxxam Analytics Inc., Calgary, AB


  • Surface Water Remediation and Waste Water Treatment Using a CirculatorPresentation
    Kathleen Cameron, Sunset Solar Systems Ltd., Saskatoon, SK
  • Trials and Tribulations of a New Regulation: Coal Bed Methane Water-Well TestingPresentation
    Darlene Lintott, Norwest Labs / Bodycote, Edmonton, AB
  • Cleaning up a Salt Spill: Predictive Modeling and Monitoring Natural Attenuation to Save Remedial CostsPresentation
    Brian Tsang and A. Aziz Shaikh, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Calgary, AB