RemTech 2012

October 17-19, 2012
Fairmont Banff Springs

RemTech 2010 Presentations
(Click on a Presentation to open the corresponding PDF document.)

Pre-Conference Workshop

Working with the Federal Government on Future Contaminated Sites

  • Selling to the Government of Canada - Presentation
    Darlene Chuka, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC)

  • Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) - Presentation
    Helen Braiter, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC)

  • An Update on the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP): Report on Progress and the Plans for the Future - Presentation
    Jody Klassen, Environment Canada

  • New Supplementary Guidance for Ecological Risk Assessments at Contaminated Sites under the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP) - Presentation
    Jennifer Froese, Environment Canada

  • Deloitte 2010 Update on Cleantech and Environmental Services - Presentation
    David Sparrow and Spencer Ord, Deloitte & Touche LLP

  • DCC/DND - Contaminated Sites Projects with Defence Construction Canada - Presentation
    Ross Welsman, Defence Construction Canada

  • Contaminated Sites Management within National Defence – A West Coast Navy Perspective - Presentation
    Duane Freeman, Department of National Defence

Opening Keynote

  • The Faces of Oil Sands Reclamation - Presentation
    Patrick Sean Wells, Manager, Research Engineering for Reclamation, Suncor Energy

Conference Technical Sessions

British Columbia Perspective

  • Tidal Implications for Development of a Risk Management Program in a Coastal Environment - Presentation
    Erin Robson, SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd

  • Multi-Phased Assessment and Remediation of Former Car Dealership in Fort St. John BC, including Soil Vapour Assessment and Screening Level Risk Assessment to Achieve a Certificate of Compliance Under the BC Contaminated Site Regulation CSAP Process - Presentation
    Cal Faminow, EWD Consulting Corp.

  • The Reduction of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil Under Saline Conditions Using Ultrasound - Presentation
    Doug McMillan, SNC-Lavalin Environment

  • Installation and Start-Up of an In-Situ Air Sparge / Soil Vapour Extraction Remediation System for a Strip Mall - Presentation
    Takako Matsueda, SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd

DND Sites

  • Challenges in Barrier Wall Construction and Site Remediation on Esquimalt Harbour: Remediation of the Yarrows Shipyard, CFB Esquimalt - Presentation
    Jeff Nyman, SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd

  • DND Oily Waste Water Treatment Plant Fractured Bedrock Remediation, CFB Esquimalt - Presentation
    David Kettlewell, SNC-Lavalin Environment

  • Full-Scale Alkaline Hydrolysis of Organic Explosives in Soil - Presentation
    Ronnie Britto, Tetra Tech

  • 5 Wing Goose Bay Remediation Project - Presentation
    Craig Wells, Department of National Defence


  • Successful Full-Scale Deployments of Advanced PGPR Enhanced Phytoremediation Systems (PEPS) for Decontamination of Petroleum and Salt Impacted Soils - Presentation
    Bruce M. Greenberg, University of Waterloo

  • RCMP Detachment Remediation Project, Carcross, Yukon Territory - Presentation
    John Taylor, Hemmera
    Jennifer Mayberry, RCMP

  • 3D Modelization and Remediation of Hydrocarbon Impacted Soil at a Former Mine Site in Northern Quebec - Presentation
    Philippe Gingras, Biogenie, a division of EnGlobe Corp.

  • Multiphase Approach to Remediation Using Subsurface Fracturing, Surface Extraction and Modified Fenton Chemistry - Presentation
    Dennis Owens, Oxy Teknologies Inc.

  • Inferring Hydrocarbon Contamination in the Arctic through the use of Remote Sensing - Presentation
    Brian Adeney, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.

  • Achieving Successful In-Situ Remediation of Petroleum Impacted Clays using Permeable Treatment Pathways Emplaced by Hydraulic Fracturing - Presentation
    Heather Sturm, FRAC RITE Environmental Ltd.

  • Novel Treatment Approach: In-Situ Chemical Oxidation Combined with Enhanced Aerobic Bioremediation Treats High Concentrations - Presentation
    Patrick Jordan, Stantec Consulting Ltd.

  • Active In-Situ Petroleum Hydrocarbon Remediation in Discontinuous Permafrost – Practical Experience and Lessons Learned - Presentation
    Michael Brown, WorleyParsons Canada Ltd

Oilfield Remediation

  • The Reclamation Industries’ Impact on the Evolution of Drilling Fluids - Presentation
    Kristin Barr, Marquis Alliance Energy Group

  • Post Remediation Management of Residual Salt Impacts at a Closed Former Sour Gas Processing Plant - Presentation
    Michael L Brewster, WorleyParsons Canada Ltd.

  • Case Study: Cause, Response and Cleanup of a Gas Well Blowout - Presentation
    Brent Albrecht, Marquis Alliance
    Devin Allibone, CNRL

  • Remediation of Wellsites in an Alberta Historical Oilfield undergoing Urban Development - Presentation
    Pat Payne and Wanda Sakura, Orphan Well Association

Saskatchewan Perspective

  • The Use of Nitrate as a Supplied Electron Acceptor to Sequentially Transition to Sulfate Reducing Conditions for Petroleum Hydrocarbon Degradation - Presentation
    Chris Mathies, Stantec

  • Oxidant Dispersal in Tight Clay Formations using EK3 Technology - Presentation
    Sean Frisky, Ground Effects Environmental

  • Surfactant Enhanced High Vacuum Duel Phase Extraction Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil, Bedrock, and Groundwater Aquifer (In-Situ Case Study) - Presentation
    Bud Ivey, Ivey International

  • Characterization and Assessment of Arsenic Mineralogy using Synchrotron Radiation - Presentation
    Jeff Warner, Canadian Light Source Inc.


  • Site Assessment Update of the Former Canada Creosote Site, Calgary, AB - Presentation
    Tom Jacklin, AECOM

  • FCM’s Green Municipal Fund - Brownfield Financing and Tools - Presentation
    Jessica Mankowski, FCM Green Municipal Fund

  • Addressing Environmental Concerns during the East Village Brownfield Redevelopment Project - Presentation
    Garry Chan, Stantec Consulting Ltd.

  • Case Study – A Multi-Phase Remediation Strategy for the City of Brandon’s 1st & Rosser Site - Presentation
    Scott Chapman, AECOM


  • Coupling Surfactants with Permanganate for Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal: Coinjection or Sequential Application as Delivery Methods - Presentation
    Pamela J. Dugan, Carus Remediation Technologies

  • Self-Sustaining Treatment for Active Remediation (STAR): Scientific Principles and Field Applications for the Treatment of NAPL-Contaminated Soils - Presentation
    Gavin Grant, SiREM

  • Advanced In-Situ Biogeochemical Treatment of Lead and other Heavy-Metal Contaminated Soils - Presentation
    Ronnie Britto, Tetra Tech

  • Performance Based Fixed Fee and Alternative Site Remediation Contracting Vehicles – Cost Certainty or Cost Creation? - Presentation
    David Wilson, AECOM

  • Evaluation of Potential ECOLOGICAL and HUMAN Health Risks Associated with Residual Pentachlorophenol Following the Decommissioning of Transmission Lines in Alberta - Presentation
    Doug Keyes, Matrix Solutions Inc.

  • The Use of Remediation-Driven Characterizations to Develop a Multi-Faceted Remedial Program - Presentation
    Chris Mathies, Stantec Consulting Ltd.

  • The Evolution of Field Application of nano Scale Zero Valent Iron (nZVI) in a Deep Low Permeability Aquifer - Presentation
    Leanne Austrins, CH2M HILL Canada

  • Hydrogeochemical Characterization to Evaluate the Potential for In Situ Selenium Reduction - Presentation
    Erica Andrew, Golder Associates Ltd.

  • Soil Washing with a Micellar Solution: Field Test at a Gas Station (Laval, Québec, Canada) - Presentation
    Maxime Grenier, INRS - Eau, Terre et Environnement

  • Enhanced Bioremediability of Residual OCs in Post-TDU Clean Dirt? - Presentation
    Nick Platts, Nelson Environmental Remediation

  • Evaluation of an Effective & Sustainable SVE Tool to Extract Petroleum Hydrocarbon Vapours from the Subsurface - Presentation
    Bogdan Pawlak, AquaSolv Environmental Services

The Quebec Perspective

  • Enhancement of LNAPL In-Situ Recovery Using Soil Washing with a Surfactant Solution - Presentation
    Thomas Robert, INRS - Eau, Terre et Environnement

  • Microbial Community Characterization as an Approach to Addressing Bioremediation Challenges in the Canadian Arctic - Presentation
    Charles W. Greer, National Research Council Canada, Biotechnology Research Institute

  • Tools and Methods to Reduce and Control Uncertainties Associated with the Use of In Situ Remediation Techniques (Chemical Oxidation) for Organic Contaminants in Soil and Groundwater - Presentation
    Jean Paré, Chemco Inc.

  • Green Remediation and Risk Management: Can We Optimize Site Remediation and Be Sustainable? - Presentation
    Sylvain Loranger, LVM (a subsidiary of Dessau)

Laboratory Analysis & Testing

  • The Effect of Sampling Strategy on Volatile Organic Compound in Soil Concentrations Determined in the Laboratory - Presentation
    Marcus Maguire, AGAT Laboratories

  • New Developments in Thermal Desorption Tube & Canister Technologies For Collection & Analysis of Soil Gas - Presentation
    Roy Smith ALS, Environmental

  • Custom Thermal Desorption Tube Developed Specifically for Soil Vapour Analysis - Presentation
    Brent Mussato, CARO Analytical Services

  • CCME Hydrocarbon Extraction Improvements - Evaluation of a Cost Effective, High Volume Technique to Remove Biogenic Compound Interferences in Soil Samples - Presentation
    Bryan Chubb, Maxxam Analytics

  • A Rapid Bioassay for Oil-Contaminated Soil - Presentation
    John Ashworth, ALS Environmental

  • Source Identification of Hydrocarbons Following Spill Events - Presentation
    Detlef (Deib) Birkholz, ALS Environmental

  • Effective Use of Environmental Forensics for Determining Liability on Unknown Sources of Petroleum Hydrocarbons - Presentation
    Court D. Sandau, TRIUM

Landfill Management / Remediation

  • Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers as a Source of Contamination from Landfills - Presentation
    Monica Danon-Schaffer, Wardrop, A Tetra Tech Company

  • Remediation of Odour Impacted Soil - Former Oilfield Landfill, Turner Valley, Alberta - Presentation
    Bart Kenneway , EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.

  • Landfill Biocell (LBC) – A Technology Application to Biostabilize the Organic Fraction of the Solid Waste Stream - Presentation
    Don Davies, Stantec Consulting Ltd.
    Corey Colbran, City of Calgary

  • Landfilling – If You’re Going to Do It, Do It Right - Presentation
    Ian Macleod, AMEC Earth & Environment

  • DND Remediation of a Shoreline Landfill and Restoration of Migratory Bird Wetland and Salt Marsh - Royal Roads Property, Victoria, BC - Presentation
    Duane Freeman, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

  • Design and Implementation of an Alternative Water Management Strategy Mission Landfill, District of Mission, British Columbia - Presentation
    James Reid, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates

  • The Use of Claystone Material as a Compacted Clay landfill Liner at Drumheller Regional Landfill Expansion - Presentation
    Tom Jacklin, AECOM


  • Evaluation of the Propagation of Secondary Fractures from Hydraulic Fracture and Injection to Create a Treatment Zone in Low Permeability Fractured Clay Soils - Presentation
    Christopher Peace, CH2MHILL Canada

  • Integrated Approach to the Remediation of Chlorinated Organic Compounds in Low Permeability Soils – A Field Study - Presentation
    Leanne Austrins, CH2M HILL Canada

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