RemTech 2007 Presentations

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Regulatory Update

  • Strengthening Management of Contaminated Sites – a Federal Perspective Presentation
    Chantale Côté, Environment Canada – Quebec Region
    Sébastien Yelle, Public Works and Services Canada
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Update Presentation
    Ron Kreizenbeck, Deputy Regional Administrator, US EPA Region 10
  • Directive 050 Update – Drilling Waste ManagementPresentation
    Susan Halla, Leader, Waste & Storage Section, Environment Group, Alberta Energy and Utilities Board
  • The Missing Link, Tendering and Administration of Remediation ContractsPresentation
    Nikki Abele, Solicitor, Alberta Municipal Affairs and Housing
    Joe Petrie, Program Manager, Tank Site Remediation Program, Alberta Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Alberta’s Tank Site Remediation Program Providing Financial Assistance to Municipalities and Owners of Small Retail Gas Stations dealing with the legacy of leaking Underground Storage TanksPresentation
    Habib Dhalla, Program Director, Tank Site Remediation Program, Alberta Municipal Affairs and Housing
    Joe Petrie, Program Manager, Tank Site Remediation Program, Alberta Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Coalbed Methane Update and Code of Practice Presentation
    Heather von Hauff, Groundwater Policy Advisor, Alberta Environment
  • Update on Alberta Environment’s Remediation and Reclamation InitiativesPresentation
    Darlene Howat, Remediation and Reclamation Policy Specialist, Alberta Environment
  • Draft Alberta Tier 2 Vapour Inhalation GuidelinesPresentation
    Norman Sawatsky, Contaminated Site Policy Specialist, Alberta Environment
  • Draft Alberta Tier 2 Framework for Adjusting Eco-Contact Soil CriteriaPresentation
    Craig Harris, Environmental Toxicologist, UMA|AECOM

Montreal Center of Excellence in Brownfields Rehabilitation (MCEBR)

  • An Overview of the MCEBR Facilities and ServicesPresentation
    Mélanie Bathalon, MCEBR
  • Evaluation of Innovative Technologies for Groundwater Treatment for the Sector Located Along the St. Lawrence River, Between the Champlain and Victoria Bridges Presentation
    Mélanie Bathalon, MCEBR
  • Engineered Wetland TechnologiesPresentation
    Curtis Sparks, Jacques Whitford NAWE
    Mark L’Ecuyer, JacqueS Whitford NAWE
  • Successive use of Vacuum-Enhanced Bioslurping, In-Situ Chemical Oxidation, Bioaugmentation and Mathematical Modeling for the Restoration of Impacted Soil and Groundwater, Rouyn-Noranda, QuebecPresentation
    Annie Morin, TechnoRem Inc.

Soil and Groundwater Remediation through the Program of Energy Research & Development at Environment Canada

  • Characterization and Remediation of Diesel in a Fractured Rock Aquifer with a Nutrient-Flushing SystemPresentation
    David Thomson, WorleyParsons Komex
    Stefan Humphries,WorleyParsons Komex
  • Geophysical Assessment of Salt and Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils
    Laurence R Bentley, University of Calgary
  • Enhance Degradation of a Model Naphthenic Acid Compound in BioreactorsPresentation
    Janice Paslawski, University of Saskatchewan
  • Alder-Frankia Symbionts Enhance the Remediation and Revegetation of Oil Sands TailingsPresentation
    Charles Greer, National Research Council of Canada

Technology from the Netherlands

  • HIP in the Netherlands: Integrated Approach towards Optimized Use of In-Situ Remediation TechniquesPresentation
    Hans van Duijne, TNO – Built Environment and Geosciences Geological Survey of the Netherlands
  • In-Situ Remediation of a Creosote Contaminated Site by DNAPL-Extraction and Stimulated BiodegradationPresentation
    Han de Kreuk, BioSoil R&D, The Netherlands
  • Example of Using a Suite of In-situ Technologies at a Dry-Cleaning Contaminated Site in The NetherlandsPresentation
    Marco van den Brand, HMVT, The Netherlands
  • Monitoring Enhanced Anaerobic Bioremediation at Contaminated Sites in the Netherlands with Innovative ToolsPresentation
    Alette Langenhoff, TNO, The Netherlands

Bioremediation I

  • DNA Profiling – Your New Bioremediation “Taq”ometerPresentation
    Annemarie L. Douglas, HydroQual Laboratories Ltd.
  • Couple Chemical Oxidation and Enhanced Bioremediation Pilot Test – Petroleum Hydrocarbon Plume Migrating in Fractured Rock Presentation
    Brett Yeske, UFA Co-operative Limited
  • Biological Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons from a Refinery’s Soil – Comparison of Different TechnologiesPresentation
    M. Nazaré Couto, CIMAR/CIIMAR

Bioremediation II

  • Enhanced Ex Situ Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons Using Natural AbsorbentsPresentation
    Les Stehmeier, NOVA Chemicals Research Centre
  • Anaerobic Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents in Groundwater Using Edible Oil Substrate EOS®Presentation
    John Sankey, True Blue Technologies Inc.
  • Enhanced In Situ Aerobic Hydrocarbon BioremediationPresentation
    Kevin, Sharfe, CleanEARTH Solutions Ltd.
  • Preliminary Biodegradation Correlation for BioventingPresentation
    Maryam Jedari Eyvazi, University of Guelph

Hydrocarbons I

  • Closure of a Mall Site Contaminated by Off-Site Sources Using a Phased Remediation ApproachPresentation
    Lynda Smithard, URS
  • Enhanced Aerobic Bioremediation Remediates Petroleum HydrocarbonsPresentation
    Jack Peabody, Regenesis
  • Assessing, Comparing and Prioritizing Contaminated Sites: Application of a Multiplicative Risk Assessment Model
    Margaret Allan, Matrix SolutionsPresentation
  • An Integrated Approach to LNAPL Remediation in Support of a Large-Scale Brownfield RedevelopmentPresentation
    Matthew Rousseau, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates

Hydrocarbons II

  • Turner Valley Gas Plant – Site Protection and RemediationPresentation
    Mike McCrank, Stantec Consulting
  • Pulsed Ozonation to Treat Fraction 3 and Fraction 4 Hydrocarbon Impacted Soils at a Former Oilfield SitePresentation
    Jay Dablow, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
  • Remediation of a Petroleum Spill at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Using Pure OxygenPresentation
    John Archibald, InVentures Technologies Inc.
  • Practical Application of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Site Assessment (Tier II Adjustments) and RemediationPresentation
    Douglas Sweeney, SEACOR Environmental

Hydrocarbons III

  • Key Factors for Successful Remediation Using Dual Phase Vacuum Extraction at Hydrocarbon-Impacted SitesPresentation
    Tai Wong, O’Connor Associates
  • Phytogenic vs. Petrogenic Contamination: A Swampy IssuePresentation
    Phil Heaton, Maxxam Analytics Inc.
  • Mobility Assessment of a PAH’s Contaminated Soil by Column TestsPresentation
    F. Javier García Frutos, CIEMAT
  • Field Trial of Residual LNAPL Recovery Using CO2-Supersaturated Water InjectionPresentation
    Leif Nelson, M.Sc., WorleyParsons Komex

In-Situ I

  • Passive and Nature-Assisted Remedial Technologies to Drive Enhanced Natural Attenuation at Remote SitesPresentation
    Jamie Natusch, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
  • Environmental and Geotechnical Applications of Cutter Soil MixingPresentation
    Brian W. Wilson, Golder Associates Innovative Applications (GAIA) Inc.
  • Innovative Coupled Chem-Bio Treatability Study Leading to Large Scale Pilot Test at a Wood Treating Facility Presentation
    James E. Studer, ChemRem International LLC
  • Stimulating In Situ Remediation at Three Different Sites with NutrientsPresentation
    Les Stehmeier, NOVA Chemicals Research Centre

In-Situ II

  • Lessons Learned During In Situ Chemical Oxidation – Failure and SuccessPresentation
    Gary Millard, Shell Canada Products
  • Characterization of Redox Conditions and the Implications for Fate and Transport of HydrocarbonsPresentation
    Frans Hettinga, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
  • The Application of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation to Remediate Chlorinated Ethenes at a Former Dry Cleaning Facility in AlbertaPresentation
    Michel Lefebvre, XCG Consultants Ltd.
    Charlotte Clark, XCG Consultants Ltd.


  • Using MIP Technology to Detect VOCs in Real-Time and HPT Data for Remedial ActionPresentation
    Sven Dean, GroundTech Solutions
  • On-Site Remediation of SAR Problems in Drilling Waste DisposalPresentation
    John Ashworth, ALS Laboratory Services
  • Approaches to Quantify the Effect of Extracted Plant Material on PHC LevelsPresentation
    Chris Swyngedouw, Bodycote Testing Group
  • Computer Assisted Radiological Survey (CARS) Technology for the Identification and Delineation of NORMsPresentation
    Brian Geddes, AMEC Earth & Environmental


  • Successful Field Trial of a Multi-process Phytoremediation System for Remediation of Petroleum Impacted Soils Presentation
    Neil Reid, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
  • Role of Rhizosphere Microorganisms in Phytoremediation of Biphenyl in a Contaminated Groundwater PlumePresentation
    Bozhi (Jacob) Sun, Queen’s University
  • Enhancement of an Industrial Landfarm Operation Using PhytotechnologiesPresentation
    Les Stehmeier, NOVA Chemicals Research Centre
  • Development of the Technologies and Biopreparations for Revegetation and Remediation of Agriculturally and Industrially Contaminated or Depleted SoilsPresentation
    Nataliya Vasilievna Kilyazova, The Kyrgyz Scientific Research Institute of Livestock, Veterinary and Pastures

Salt Management I

  • Remediating Difficult Salt Spill Sites: No Magic Wand, But We Have a Few Tricks up our SleevePresentation
    Reed Jackson, AMEC Earth & Environmental
  • Effectiveness of a Salt Leaching Cell for Treatment and Conservation of Salt-Impacted Soils at a Remote SitePresentation
    Kathryn Bessie, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.
  • Modernized Approach for Salt Impacted Soils: Final Results and ConclusionsPresentation
    Anthony Knafla, Equilibrium Environmental Inc.

Salt Management II

  • Risk Management of a Former Road Salt Storage FacilityPresentation
    Robert S. Nichols, Matrix Solutions Inc.
  • Visualizing and Analysis Techniques for Differentiating Near Surface Soil Electrical Conductivity Anomalies at a Fertilizer Distribution FacilityPresentation
    Carl Wu, SEACOR Environmental Inc.
  • Electrokinetics – Insitu Remediation of Salt Impacted Fine-Grained Soil and Groundwater at a Former Battery Site Presentation
    Bonnie Swift, Pioneer Land and Environmental Services

Unique Locations

  • Management of Environmental Liability and Remediation of the La Pampilla Oil Refinery in Lima, PeruPresentation
    Michael S. Wood, HAZCO Environmental
  • Case Study – Remediation of Contaminated Soil and Debris from a Remote Site with Difficult Bedrock Terrain in the Canadian Arctic, The Radio Island ExperiencePresentation
    Tyler Barkhouse, Earth Tech Canada
  • Tidal Implications for Remediation in a Foreshore Environment, Union Bay, B.C.Presentation
    Ian Mitchell, SEACOR Environmental Inc.
  • Largest Remediation Project in Canada – Clean-up of Ponds and Coke Ovens Sites in Sydney, Nova Scotia Presentation
    Frank Potter, Sydney Tar Ponds Agency
    David Wilson, Earth Tech Canada