Gradient to Present at 2016 Battelle Conference

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May 3, 2016

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Battelle Conference

Battelle’s Tenth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds will take place May 22-26 in Palm Springs, California. Risk, regulatory, site management/closure and sustainability issues associated with these technologies will be discussed. Gradient scientists will present on multiple topics, including issues related to coal ash disposal and facility restoration, site and bedrock remediation, and groundwater. The sessions are grouped into 8 tracks (A-H).

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Gradient is an environmental and risk sciences consulting firm renowned for our specialties in Toxicology, Epidemiology, Risk Assessment, Product Safety, Contaminant Fate and Transport, Industrial Hygiene, Geographic Information Systems, and Environmental/Forensic Chemistry. We employ sound science to assist national and global clients in resolving their complex problems relating to chemicals in the environment, in the workplace, and in consumer products.

Gradient Poster Presentations

“Using Tracer Test Data to Calibrate a Groundwater-Flow and Solute-Transport Model”
Andrew Bittner, John Kondziolka, Manu Sharma, Peter Nangeroni, and Robert McGrath
Monday, May 23 4:00-6:30 PM


“A Conceptual Framework for Feasibility of Remediating MGP Tar in Fractured Bedrock”
Sam Flewelling, Ali Boroumand, and Kurt Herman Monday, May 23 4:00-6:30 PM


“Groundwater Assessment Framework to Evaluate Relative Impacts of Surface Impoundment Closure Options”
Andrew Bittner, John Kondziolka, Ari Lewis,
Bruce Hensel, and Ken Ladwig
Wednesday, May 25 4:00-6:30 PM


Gradient Platform Presentations

“Evaluating Contaminant Migration in a Multiaquifer System: Results of a Tracer Test in a Glacial Till and Fractured Bedrock Regime”
Robert McGrath, Peter Nangeroni, and
Andrew Bittner
Tuesday, May 24 10:55 AM-1:25 PM

“A Retrospective Look at a Large Remediation Project in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”
Andrew Bittner, Meghna Swamy, Halle Ritter, Manu Sharma, Paul Tornatore, and Mark Ramsdell
Thursday, May 26 8:25 AM-8:50 AM


“Framework for Evaluating Coal Ash Surface-Impoundment Closure Options”
Kurt Herman, Ari Lewis, Andrew Bittner,
Eric Dube, Christopher Long,
Bruce Hensel, and Ken Ladwig
Thursday, May 26 10:30 AM-10:55 AM


“The Federal CCR Rule and How it is Impacting Coal Ash Disposal”
Andrew Bittner
Thursday, May 26 10:05 AM-10:30 AM

Gradient Session Chairs

“Performance Based Environmental Management”
Kurt Herman
Thursday, May 26 8:00 AM-9:05 AM


“Coal Ash Facility Restoration”
Andrew Bittner
Thursday, May 26 10:05 AM-11:45 AM

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