• Battelle 2017

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CDM Smith Participates at 2017 Battelle Remediation Conference

Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments to be held in New Orleans

January 05, 2017

BOSTON, Massachusetts—CDM Smith is pleased to have a short course instructor, three platform session chairs, four platform presentations and three poster presentations at the upcoming Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments, held January 9 to 12, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Presented and organized by Battelle, the conference draws scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site owners, constructors and other environmental professionals representing universities, government agencies, consultants, and R&D and service firms from approximately 30 countries.

We look forward to seeing you at our platform and poster presentations. Please stop by Booth 121 to visit and discuss our work in more detail.

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

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Platform Presentations

Tuesday, January 10

B2, 11:20 a.m.
Comparison of Integrated Sustainability Evaluation Tools for Contaminated Sediment Remediation: LCA, Footprint Evaluation, and Societal Cost Analysis
Melissa Harclerode

Wednesday, January 11

E5, 8:50 a.m.
Sediment Erosion and Deposition Assessment at the Klau and Buena Vista Mines Superfund Site
Eric Blischke

C6, 1:50 p.m.
Performance Prediction of Activated Carbon Amendments at Contaminated Sediment Sites
Wardah Azhar

Thursday, January 12

B8, 8:50 a.m.
An Approach for Assigning Remedial Technologies Based on Site-Specific Information to Support the Development of Remedial Action Alternatives
Eric Blischke

Platform Chairs


Chemical/Toxicological/Biological Measurements and Monitoring
Ernest Ashley 

Integrating Restoration and Revitalization Strategies 
Eric Blischke 


Passive Samplers 
Keegan Roberts 

Poster Sessions


Use of Passive Flux Meters for Quantifying Groundwater Contaminant Discharge to Surface Water
Ernest Ashley

Early Decision Framework for Integrating Sustainable Risk Management for Complex Remediation Sites: Drivers, Barriers, and  Performance Metrics
Melissa Harclerode

To Each Area, Its Own Remedy: Combining Removal, Residual Management, Restoration and In Situ Treatment
Ernest Ashley 

Short Course

Monday, 1:00 p.m. 
The Role of Stakeholder Collaboration in Sustainable Remediation: Its Purpose, Benefit, and Process 
Melissa Harclerode (co-presenter: Reanne Ridsdale, PhD with Ryerson University)