State Symposium on Fuel Oxygenates; Analysis, Assessment, and Remediation
Sponsored by the ASTSWMO MTBE Workgroup
October 21 and 22, 2002
This workshop was held October 21- 22, 2001 at the Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington, VA. The attendance totals were: 43 State LUST Managers; 17 non state including EPA-OUST headquarters and regional staff and other experts from EPA’s ORD. Also participating were USGS, industry and consulting speakers for a total of 60. Agenda topics included: Physical and Chemical Properties of the Oxygenates; Methodologies for Detecting the Oxygenates; Prevalence in Fuel and at LUST sites; The Toxicology of the Oxygenates; Characterization of Sites Containing the Oxygenates; General Overview of Remediation of the Oxygenates; Efficiency of GAC as a Remedial Technology on the Oxygenates; Petroleum Industry Perspectives; State’s Experiences in Remediating the Other Oxygenates and a final session on State perspectives.
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