Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation
After participating in the course, you will be able to:
- apply a relevant regulatory tiered structure for environmental site assessment and remediation
- devise soil and groundwater sampling and analysis plans as part of the site assessment
- build conceptual Site Models for site assessment and, environmental risk assessment and management
- understand the concept of modeling source-exposure-pathway concept and how to deal with uncertainties
- gain practical knowledge on conventional and innovative soil and groundwater remediation technologies and cleanup levels
The current land development trend requires a careful examination of contaminant levels in soil and groundwater, along with remedial actions in soil and groundwater remediation or risk management. Regulations require a phased assessment of the sites under development or land use change upon which remediation and risk management may be necessary. This requires knowledge of the regulatory system, processes and procedures and the scientific and technical aspects of developing an efficient remediation or risk management strategy, including but not limited to conceptual site models, soil and groundwater sampling, remediation technologies and environmental risk assessment approach.
Accordingly, remedial actions can be designed to meet regulatory cleanup levels.
This course will provide the participants with the essential knowledge on the phased structure of Environmental Site Assessment, followed by a characterization of contamination and associated environmental risks to achieve appropriate remediation design.
- Regulatory framework and phased approach for environmental site assessment
- Conceptual Site Models (CSM) and problem formulation
- Fate and transport modelling for exposure evaluation and risk assessment
- Soil and groundwater sampling methodologies and techniques
- Conventional and innovative soil and groundwater remediation methods
Who Should Attend
Environmental Engineers • Scientists • Consultants • Industrial Staff • Technicians and Technologists • Regulators Reviewing and Accepting Risk Assessment and Management Applied to the Contaminated Sites
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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
- Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.
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