The course focuses on cost effective technologies with in-depth coverage of bioremediation & site-specific risk assessment (Risk based corrective action, RBCA). Case studies based on real projects are included to reinforce the comprehension of concepts
- Course Outline
The environmental condition of property is an important issue in real estate transactions and development. In view of the environmental liabilities for contaminated soil and groundwater, regulatory non compliance, and buried wastes it is necessary to have the knowledge of practical and proven remediation technologies most often used at contaminated sites. In this two day intensive course, for each technology, the following attributes will be presented: physical-chemical principles, unit processes, applicability to waste types, cost, time to complete, advantages/disadvantages, removal/destruction efficiencies, and current experience data in the USA/Canada. The course focuses on cost effective technologies with in-depth coverage of bioremediation and site-specific risk assessment (Risk based corrective action, RBCA). Case studies based on real projects are included to reinforce the comprehension of concepts and methodologies. Program Outline Day I
Fate And Transport Of Contaminants
• Physical-Chemical Properties of chemicals of concern, ground water,
• Transport and migration in the subsurface
• LNAPL/DNAPL/dissolved contaminants
• Biological and chemical natural attenuation reactions
Soil Remediation Technologies
• Soil vapour extraction (SVE)
• Enhanced SVE
• Air injection/SVE
• Air sparging/SVE
• Directional drilling/SVE
• Dual phase extraction
• Pneumatic and hydraulic fracturing/SVE
• Thermal enhancement/SVE
• Surfactant and solvent flushing
• Low temperature thermal desorption
• Hydrogeology primer
• Hydraulic containment
• Granular activated carbon
• Air stripping
• Ion exchange
• Permeable Reactive Barriers (PRBs)
Bioremediation Of Soil And Groundwater
• Scientific principles of bioremediation
• Kinetics and calculations of bioremediation times
• Natural attenuation (evidence, mechanisms, and enhancements)
• Bioreactors (bioslurry)
• Co-metabolism of Chlorinated hydrocarbons
• LNAPL/DNAPL effects
There will be a one-hour lunch break each day in addition to a
refreshment and networking break during each morning and
After Participating In The Course, You Will Be Able To:
Evaluate and select appropriate remediation technologies for contaminated soil and groundwater.
Define key data requirements and design criteria for remediation technologies.
Plan site assessment and remediation with the appropriate analytical data using the phased approach
Apply others’ experience gained from case studies presented at the course to reinforce the concepts, methodologies and technologies
8:00 Registration and coffee (1st Day only)
8:30 Session begins
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Who Should Attend Process and manufacturing plant owners/managers; environmental consultants; regulatory personnel; owners of real estate; process plants; gas stations; landfill sites and scrap yards; environmental engineers and scientists; occupational hygienists; insurance personnel; legal counselors; financiers; municipal officials; appraisers; and other individuals concerned about the environmental impact on the value of property.
1.2 CEU / 1.2 PDH
- Cancellation Policy
To withdraw from a course, you must send a request, in writing, with the official receipt to our office. Fifteen or more business days in advance: full refund less $50.00 administration charge. Five to fifteen business days in advance: non-refundable credit of equal value for any future EPIC seminar within one year. Credits are transferable within your organization. In case of an unexpected event occurring after this time, you may send someone else to take your place without any additional cost.
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