This book is a compilation of the papers presented at the Twenty-Eighth Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference. It aims to provide a forum for those who are interested in the advancement and applications of technologies and methods for managing industrial and hazardous waste.
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Session 1: Bioremediation Demonstration in NYS 1. Developing Partnerships to Enhance Bioremediation Technology Development in New York State 2. Demonstration of a Microbiogically Enhanced in Situ Groundwater Circulation Well Technology 3. In-Situ Biodégradation of TCE through Anhydrous Ammonia and Methane Injection 4. Comparison of Anaerobic and Aerobic Degradation in Two Biovaults Session 2: Groundwater Fate and Recovery 5. Transport and Fate of Trichloroethylene in the Unsaturated Zone 6. Engineered Blasted-Bedrock Zones Enhance Groundwater Capture and Remediation 7. Hydraulic Fracturing Technologies to Enhance Environmental Remediation 8. Groundwater Extraction and Treatment Session 3: Separation Processes 9. Enhanced Removal and Recovery of Trace Contaminants through Polymeric Ligand Exchange 10. Unconventional Adsorbents for the Treatment of Metal Containing Wastewaters 11. Restoration and Redevelopment of an Oily Waste Lagoon Utilizing Low Temperature Thermal Treatment 12. Hybrid Technology Consisting of a Membrane Process and Gas/Solid Treatment Process Session 4: Soil Bioremediation 13. Minimum Criteria for Performing Soil Bioremediation Treatability Studies Session 5: Containment 14. Comparative Treatability Studies of Three Biological Treatment Technologies for Explosives-Contaminated Soil 15. Case Study of Bioremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil Including Nutrient Addition at Kincheloe AFB, Kinross Michigan 16. Rapid, in Situ Cleanup of Diesel-Contaminated Soil 17. Pilot Scale Bioremediation of Mixed Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil 18. Containment Technology and Industry's Approach 19. Modeling of Diffusion-Dominated Transport in Soil/Bentonite Slurry Walls 20. Selection Criteria for Vertical Ground Water Barriers 21. A Slurry Containment Wall at FLR Landfill-From Design Testing through Construction 22. A Desiccation-Based Containment Technology Session 6: Advanced Oxidation 23. The Electron Beam Process: Bench Scale, Pilot Scale and Field Demonstrations 24. Full-Scale UV/Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment of Organics in Groundwater at the Gloucester Landfill Treatment Facility 25. Decomposition of Gas-Phase Trichloroethene in Air 26. Applied Groundwater Treatment for Volatile Organic Compounds Using Ultra-Violet (UV) Light-Oxidation Technologies 27. Advanced Oxidation Technology and Application Session 7: Surfactant Enhanced Remediation 28. Surfactant Applications in Environmental Restoration 29. A Procedure for Surfactant Selection Based on Field Scale Tests of Surfactant Enhanced Aquifer Remediation 30. Measurement of PAH Mass Transport in Aqueous Surfactant Solution 31. The Effects of an Anionic Surfactant on GAC Treatment of PCE Contaminated Water Session 8: Groundwater Bioremediation 32. Incorporation of Biodegradability Concerns into a Site Evaluation Protocol for Application of Intrinsic Remediation 33. Field Demonstration of Comparative Control Technologies for the Treatment of Groundwater at a Former MGP Facility 34. Multicontaminant Groundwater Treatment and Reinjection: Testing, Design, and Operation 35. Application of Advanced Physicochemical and Biological Treatment Processes for Contaminated Groundwater Treatment to below Drinking Water Standards: A Case Study Session 9: Emerging Process Technologies 36. Applications of Ultrasound for the Destruction of Hazardous Waste 37. Experimental Investigation and Thermodynamic Modeling of Extraction of Copper from Aqueous Solutions by Chelation in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide 38. Comparison of Cross Flow Ultrafiltration and Centrifugal Membrane Technology in Treating an Oil/Grease Wastewater 39. A Waste Stream Elimination Study to Demonstrate an Alternative to Aluminum Anodizing Session 10: Sediment Remediation 40. Pilot-Scale Demonstrations of Thermal Desorption for the Treatment of Contaminated River Sediments 41. Bioremediation of PCB- and PAH-Containing Sludge/Sediments in Land Treatment Units to Achieve Risk-Based Endpoints 42. Field Test of Biological Slurry Treatment for Removal of PAH in Aquatic Sediments 43. PCB Remediation in Sediments: Intrinsic Activity and Accelerated Anaerobic Dechlorination Session 11: Groundwater Treatment 44. Remediation by Natural Attenuation: A State Policy Overview 45. Evaluation of Funnel and Gate System for in Situ Treatment of TCE Plume 46. Treatment of Contaminated Ground Water from Manufactured Gas Plant Sites 47. Case Study: Fate, Transport, and Remediation of Tear Gas Chemicals in Groundwater Session 12: Pollution Prevention 48. Development of a Material Consolidation and Waste Elimination Program (MCWEP) for USPS 49. A Case Study in Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessment for a Medium Sized Industry 50. The Holistic Approach to Pollution Prevention 51. Zero Discharge Operation Session 13: Biodégradation 52. Bioremediation of Chromium by Packed-Bed Bioreactors 53. Use of Granular Activated Carbons as Biofilm Supports for Co-Decontamination of Contaminated Streams 54. Treatment of a Synthetic Pressurized Fluidized-Bed Hydroretorting Liquid Waste Using Rotating Biological Contactors 55. Biodégradation of Trichloroethylene in Anaerobic/Aerobic Column Studies Session 14: Soil Washing 56. Surface Complexation Modeling in Soil Washing: An Essential Tool or Academic Exercise? 57. Effects of Soil Properties on Lead Extraction from Lead-Contaminated Soil Using EDTA 58. Soil Washing at a Fixed Facility in Montreal, Quebec 59. Soil Washing-A Viable Cleanup Approach for Contaminated Firing Ranges 60. Enhanced Soil Washing through Hydrometallurgical Extraction of Metals from Soil Fines: Treatment and Recycling of 150,000 Tbns of Pb-Contaminated Soil at the Longue Pointe Site Session 15: Contaminant Availability 61. Leach-Based Soil Cleanup Standards Based on the Assumption of Equilibrium Partitioning: A Significant Problem 62. Laboratory Investigations of Leaching of PCB Congeners from Sludge-Soil Mixtures 63. Biodégradation of Soluble PCBs 64. Environmentally Acceptable Cleanup Endpoints for Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils. How Clean is Clean? 65. An Integrated Approach to Determine the Influence of Sorption on in-Situ Bioremediation Session 16: Waste Recovery and Reuse 66. Minimizing Waste Disposal Costs and Creating New Products 67. The Beneficial Use of Paper Mill Sludge: A New York State Initiative 68. An Alternative to Soil for Daily Cover at Landfills 69. Reuse of Wastes via the Texaco Gasification Process 70. Beneficial Use of Foundry Solid Wastes: Working with the Regulators Session 17: Biodégradation II 71. Improving Process Stability of Anaerobic Biological Processes Using Composite Ion-Exchange Material (CIM) 72. Biodégradation of the Gasoline Oxygenates MTBE, ETBE, TAME, TBA, and TAA by Aerobic Mixed Cultures 73. A Ceramic Membrane Which Provides Filtration and Aeration in Biological Wastewater Remediation 74. A Study of the Biodegradability of Cyclohexylamine and Dicyclohexylamine by Aerobic Biological Treatment 75. Estimation of Microbial Kinetics Parameters Using a Nonlinear Regression Method Session 18: Plant Based Remediation 76. Phytoremediation of 2,4-Dinitrotoluene Contaminated Soil Using Parrot Feather (Myriophilum brasiliense) 77. Use of Constructed Wetlands for Upgrading an Advanced WWTP for Zinc Removal 78. An Evaluation of Oily Wastewater Treatment by a Pilot Scale Land Treatment System 79. Constructed Wetlands: Natural Systems to Treat Contaminated Water Session 19: Napls 80. Subsurface Structural Control of DNAPL Migration 81. DNAPL Remediation in Western New Ifork 82. LNAPL Recovery from Fractured Bedrock 83. Selection and Application of Effective LNAPL Recovery Techniques Session 20: Solid Waste Disposal 84. Case Study: Cement Kiln Dust Landfill 85. Ramapo Landfill Design Lessons 86. A Municipal Landfill Cover with a Paper Sludge Barrier Layer 87. Landfill Codisposal of Pentachlorophenol-Treated Wood Power Poles with Municipal Solid Waste Session 21: Standards for Brownfield Restoration 88. NYSDEC Voluntary Clean-Up Criteria: Illustrative Case Histories 89. Public Health Considerations at Brownfield Sites 90. Presumptive Remedies for MGP Sites-Basing Clean up Standards on Future Use/Future Risk 91. Brownfields: Expediting Risk-Based Remediation Session 22: Site Management 92. Successful RI/FS Performance and Bioremediation of Unsaturated Soil: A Case Study 93. Characterization and Management of Arsenic-Contaminated Soils at the Baird & McGuire Superfund Site 94. Machias Gravel Pit-Assessment through Remediation in under Three Years 95. The Use of Non-Conventional Investigative Methods in the Development of a Conceptual Site Model Session 23: Pollutant Measurement I 96. Use of Sonochemistry in Monitoring Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Water 97. A Method Comparison and Evaluation for the Analysis of Weak Acid Dissociable Cyanide 98. Solid Phase Micro Extraction-A New Technique Coupled with Gas Chromatography for the Analysis of Chloroethenes in Aqueous Samples 99. Solid Phase Microextraction of Semivolatile Organic Compounds from Odoriferous Samples Session 24: Site Restoration/Brownfields 100. Habitat Restoration on the Niagara River for an Inactive Hazardous Waste Site 101. Brownfield Success Story: The Atlantic City Convention Center Site 102. Environmental Forensics: Technical Support of Complex Environmental Litigation 103. The Brownfields Agenda: Will Redevelopers of Contaminated Properties Really Be Protected from Environmental Liability? Session 25: Site and Facility Management 104. A Case Study of the Use of Models to Predict the Effectiveness of Corrective Actions at a RCRA Site 105. Gaining Public Acceptance of the Remedial Decision-Making Process Using Geographic Information System (GIS) 106. A Ibxicity Reduction Evaluation for a Phenolic Resin Manufacturing Facility 107. Hazardous Waste Air Emission Standards Session 26: Pollutant Measurement II 108. Innovative Sample Extraction Technologies for Field Analysis by Gas Chromatography 109. Accuracy and Comparability of Immunoassay Field Screening for PCBs at Two Superfund Sites in New York State 110. Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for Metals Analysis in Environmental Samples 111. Data Usability: The Next Step to Data Validation for Site Remediation