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1,4-Dioxane Assessment & Remediation Workshop

October 10, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

9:30   Welcome and Logistics
           Jennifer Griffith, P.E., NEWMOA

9:45   What Is 1,4-Dioxane and Why Do We Care About It?
           Christopher Teaf, Ph.D., Florida State University

  • Historical use and prevalence
  • Chemistry and behavior in the environment
  • Sampling and analytics
  • Toxicology
  • Brief case studies

10:45  Networking Break

11:00  1,4-Dioxane Regional Overview and Concerns
Shannon Pociu, M.S., CT DEEP

  • Types of sites to evaluate for 1,4-dioxane
  • State and EPA guidelines, policies, and approaches
  • Water supplies – UCMR3 testing preliminary results
  • Industrial wastewater treatment – regulatory coordination issues

11:30  1,4-Dioxane Technology Development: An Overview Based on 70 Projects
Paul Dombrowski, P.E., AECOM

  • Overview of projects
  • Demonstrated treatment technologies
  • Natural attenuation and bioremediation
  • Developments to validate biodegradation

12:30  Lunch (provided)

1:30   1,4-Dioxane Water Treatment
Steven Woodard, Ph.D., P.E., ECT

  • Overview of existing treatment technologies
  • Synthetic media: an alternative solution
  • How does it work?  Where does it apply?
  • Full-scale case study

2:15   Networking Break

2:30   1,4 Dioxane Case Studies and State Panel

4:00   Adjourn

NEWMOA would like to thank our Silver Sponsor for their support of this workshop:


October 10, 2015
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Fireside Inn and Suites
25 Airport Road
Lebanon, NH United States
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