The conference will address the themes of green chemistry, human health, and environmental and emergency response. Session presentations by scientists, practitioners, and regulators will feature new research, field applications, and lessons learned. The three-day conference will kick off with a Plenary Session with keynote presentations from leading researchers and regulatory experts who will provide an overview of the sustainable remediation landscape and address research needs, policy and regulatory challenges moving forward. The conference will feature more than 70 platform presentations, posters (featuring a special student poster competition) and many exhibitors, offering ample opportunities for networking.
The 2010 Green Remediation Conference attracted hundreds of attendees (academia, government, non-profit, and private sector) from 16 countries and 31 States. The conference co-hosts are EPA's Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation and The Environmental Institute at UMass Amherst.