SiREM is excited to both exhibit and contribute to platform and poster presentations at the Twelfth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs California on May 22-26, 2022.

Jacque Smith, Ph.D., (TN) will present ” Evaluation of ZVI and Ferric Sulfate for Arsenic Remediation Supports Design of a Permeable Reactive Barrier (PRB)” and his co-presenters are Duane Graves, Ph.D., SiREM and Crystal Townes and Lane Dorman from Geosyntec Consultants Inc.

Duane Grave, Ph.D., (TN) will present “Fluoride Removal from Groundwater Through Fluorapatite Precipitation” and his co-authors are Kaitlyn Rhonehouse, Amy DeSantis and Chris Herin from Geosyntec Consultants Inc.

Jeff Roberts, (ON) will present ” Optimizing Injection and Monitoring of Electron Donors and Bioaugmentation Cultures for in situ Bioremediation ” and his co-presenters are Corey Scales, Philip Dennis and Sandra Dworatzek from SiREM.

Sandra Dworatzek, (ON) will present “In Situ Chemical Oxidation Bench Scale Column Testing Using Base Activated Potassium Persulfate” and her co-presenters are Jeff Roberts, and Kela Ashworth from SiREM.

Anh Pham, Ph.D. (ON) from the University of Waterloo will present “Development of an Equilibrium Passive Sampler for Monitoring PFAS” and his co-presenters include Brent Pautler, Ph.D., Alexander Sweett, Faten Salim, Ph.D., Michael Healy and  Jeff Roberts from SiREM, Blessing Medon from the University of Waterloo, Florent Risacher, Lisa D’Agostino, Jason Conder and Rachel Zajac-Fay from Geosyntec Consultants and Patricia McIsaac, Andrew Patterson and Robert Mitzel from Eurofins Environment Testing.

Yujie Men, Ph.D. (CA) from the University of California, Riverside will present “Bioremediation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Is it Feasible” and her co-presenters include Jeff Roberts, Sandra Dworatzek, Jennifer Webb and Philip Dennis from SiREM.

Recognized as the signature forum for the environmental remediation industry, the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds conference covers topics that include innovations and technologies to address chlorinated and recalcitrant compounds in the environment. Battelle’s Chlorinated Conference is the premier gathering of environmental professionals researching and applying innovative technologies and approaches for characterization, monitoring, cleanup and management of complex sites contaminated with the most challenging classes of chemicals. The 2022 Chlorinated Conference will feature the largest technical program to date with more than 1,300 platform and poster presentations planned and 6 panel discussions.

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About the event: Battelle Chlorinated Conference
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For consultation regarding Arsenic Remediation, contact Jacques at
For consultation regarding Fluoride removal from groundwater, contact Duane at
For consultation on Bioaugmentation Optimization, contact Jeff at or Corey at
For consultation on Bench-Scale Treatability Studies, contact Sandra at
For consultation of PFAS passive sampling, contact Brent at
For consultation on PFAS Bioremediation, contact Sandra at or Jennifer at

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