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FRTR Presents...Remediation Technologies for Radionuclides and Heavy Metals in Soil, Ground Water and Sediments, Session 1

Sponsored by: Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable (FRTR)

Archived: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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This webinar is part of a series featuring presentations delivered at the November 2017 FRTR Meeting. This meeting focused on remediation technologies for radionuclides and heavy metals in soil, ground water and sediments. More information about the meeting can be found at https://frtr.gov/meetings1.htm. This webinar will provide an overview of the technologies as well as the strategies to implement these technologies in remediation of radionuclides and heavy metals in soil, ground water, and sediments.

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Mike Truex, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (mj.truex@pnnl.gov or 509-371-7072)
Michael Truex is a Senior Project Manager with experience at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, Washington, since 1992 in remediation research and field applications. His experience includes work at Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DoD), and private remediation sites. Major programs include support to the DOE Hanford Site providing technical and programmatic support for assessing and implementing improved remediation and characterization technologies. Mike has also been a principle investigator for multiple treatability tests at the Hanford site. Mike has managed and participated in large programs providing technical support to the DoD installations and has been a co-principle investigator for multiple remediation technology demonstration projects funded through the DoD. In addition to authoring numerous journal articles and technical reports, Mike has also authored multiple technical guidance documents. He led publication of technical guidance documents for performance assessment of soil vapor extraction systems and for pump-and-treat remediation. He has also authored and contributed to documents that provide guidance for Monitored Natural Attenuation, evaluation of contaminant transport in the vadose zone, and development of conceptual models.

Mark BrickaMark Bricka, Mississippi State (bricka@che.msstate.edu or 662-325-1615)
Mr. Bricka's current area of research focuses on the physical and chemical treatment of inorganic contaminated media. His current research program includes a wide scope of topics ranging from the development of innovative techniques for the treatment of soil at small arms ranges and grenade training areas, to the evaluation and adaptation of mining techniques for the treatment of heavy metal contaminated soils. In addition to these areas, he is an expert in electrokinetic (EK) technologies and solidification/stabilization of contaminated soils. He has participated in evaluations and clean-ups of various heavy metal-contaminated military sites, employing EK and other innovative technologies.


Jean BalentJean Balent, U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division (balent.jean@epa.gov or 703-603-9924)
Ms Balent is on the staff of the EPA's Technology Innovation and Field Services Division where she has worked to collect and disseminate hazardous waste remediation and characterization information since 2003. Ms Balent manages the Clean Up Information Network website and actively supports online communication and collaboration resources available to EPA. She formerly worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Engineering Division in the Buffalo District. Ms Balent was also a member of the SUNY-Buffalo Groundwater Research Group where she constructed and tested large scale models of groundwater flow. Ms Balent has also conducted research relating to the Great Lakes, environmental remediation, and brownfields re-development. She holds a Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from SUNY-Buffalo and a Master's degree in Information Technology from AIU.

Cindy Frickle, U.S. EPA Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation (frickle.cynthia@epa.gov or 703-603-8763)
Cindy Frickle is a physical scientist with EPA's Superfund program where she reviews and propagates technical information to site cleanup professionals through Clu-In, EPA forums, and interagency channels. Prior to joining EPA, she spent time characterizing contaminated sites, coring sediments, studying microbes, and teaching. She completed her Biogeology MS and Geology BS in the University of Minnesota's School of Earth Sciences.

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Jean Balent
Technology Integration and Information Branch

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