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ASTM sponsors workshop on LNAPL Transmissivity.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 28, 2014 - Scheduled for April 10, workshop on Estimating LNAPL Transmissivity will provide basic understanding of how LNAPL transmissivity can be estimated and how to use estimated values in understanding practical limits for hydraulic recovery of petroleum. Information may be used in making effective decisions with regards to LNAPL assessment, management, and remediation. Target audience includes environmental consultants, environmental project managers, regulatory project managers, and technical staff.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Sponsors Workshop on LNAPL Transmissivity

Press release date: Jan 20, 2014

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —A workshop on Estimating LNAPL Transmissivity will be held April 10 at the Sheraton Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Sponsored by ASTM International Subcommittee E50.04 on Corrective Action and Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action, the workshop will be held in conjunction with the committee’s April standards development meetings.

The objective of this workshop is to provide a basic understanding of how LNAPL transmissivity can be estimated and how to use estimated values in understanding practical limits for hydraulic recovery of petroleum. This information may then be used in making effective decisions with regards to LNAPL assessment, management and remediation.

The target audience for this workshop is environmental consultants, environmental project managers, regulatory project managers, and technical staff. Attendees should have a basic understanding of hydrogeologic processes and non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) fundamentals.

Online registration is now open and closes April 2. The fee for ASTM members is $160 USD online and $185 USD onsite; the fee for non-ASTM members is $185 USD online and $210 USD onsite. There are no fees for students.

For registration and additional information, visit www.astm.org/E50-LNAPL4-14.

Additional technical information is available from workshop chairman Tripp Fischer, P.G. Brownfield Science Technology Inc., Cochranville, Pa. (phone: 610-593-5500; tfischer@bstiweb.com).

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ASTM Staff Contact: Hannah Sparks, Phone: 610-832-9677; hsparks@astm.org