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1,4-Dioxane Assessment & Remediation Workshop

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center
219 Littleton Road
Westford, MA
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple Street
Danielson, CT
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Fireside Inn and Suites
25 Airport Road
Lebanon, NH

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:

 Alpha Analytical

For more information, contact Jennifer Griffith at .



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