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CDM Smith to Participate in the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Remediation in Montreal

April 06, 2016

CDM Smith will be involved in the upcoming 4th International Conference on Sustainable Remediation (SustRem), April 25 to 28, 2016, at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Please join us for the following:


Role of Risk Perception in Management and Stakeholder Engagement of Widespread Metals Source Pollution Cleanup
Melissa Harclerode
April 26: 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Identify factors influencing a community's perception of risk to lead-impacted soils and lead-based paint to maximize benefits of public outreach and incorporate community diversity during engagement efforts.

Integrating the Social Element in Remedial Decision-Making: State of the Practice and Way Forward (A SURF Initiative)
Melissa Harclerode with D. Reanne Ridsdale
April 26: 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Explore sustainability indicators and assessment methodologies to integrate and evaluate social drivers, barriers, and impacts from remedial activities.

Quantifying Global Impacts to Society from the Consumption of Natural Resources during Environmental Remediation Activities
Melissa Harclerode
April 27: 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Learn how social cost benefit analysis (SCBA) methodology can be used to quantify global impacts to society from carbon emissions and consumption of natural resources during remediation activities.


The Role of Stakeholder Collaboration in Sustainable Remediation: Its Purpose, Benefit, and Process
Instructed by Melissa Harclerode and D. Reanne Ridsdale
April 25: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Learn about the factors that influence and metrics to evaluate successful stakeholder engagement. Participants will explore tools and case studies via breakout sessions to gain hands on experience engaging and empowering stakeholders from different socio-cultural perspectives.

Cannon Silver

Permeable Reactive Barriers: A Sustainable Alternative for Treating Groundwater Plumes
Evaluates the use of permeable reactive barriers to treat contaminated groundwater plumes in a sustainable manner; including, examples of applying a methodology and tool (SiteWise) to compare the sustainability of various technologies.

Applying ASTM E2893-13 Standard Guide for Greener Cleanups
Presents a case study of the recently developed methodology ASTM E2893 Standard Guide for Greener Cleanups and the documented benefits of implementing the new standard guide.

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