Track 1.1: General LTS Practices
- Evolution of Wastewater Treatment at Fernald, Ohio, with Emphasis on the 2015-2018 Optimization Efforts, Bill Hertel, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
- Learning from Nature’s Full Scale Experiments: Event Driven Monitoring for Long-Term Stewardship, David Shafer, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Closure Strategy for Operable Unit III of the Monticello Mill Tailings Site, Jennifer Nyman, Geosyntec Consultants
- Uranium Geochemistry in Groundwater and How to Communicate These Concepts to Laypeople, Raymond Johnson, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Track 1.2: Groundwater Remediation and Compliance, Part 1
- Evaluating Groundwater and Contaminant Flux Using Passive Flux Meters, Michelle Jarrett, Consolidated Nuclear Security, Pantex Plant.
- Expediting Groundwater Remediation Through Enhanced Attenuation at the Mound, Ohio, Site, Brian Zimmerman, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
Track 1.4: LTS Practices and Challenges at DOE Legacy Sites, Part 1
- Sustainable Remediation Approaches Using a Common-Sense Approach to Enhanced Attenuation, Brian Looney, Savannah River National Laboratory.
- Progress of Groundwater Remediation at the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA) Site Near Shiprock, New Mexico, Disposal Site, Mark Kautsky, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
Track 1.5: LTS Practices and Challenges at DOE Legacy Sites, Part 2
- Evaluating Vulnerability of Closed Uranium Mill Tailing Sites to Event-Triggered Surface Erosion, Jenny Chapman, Desert Research Institute.
- Erosion Control at the L-Bar Disposal Site, William Frazier, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Fernald Preserve Aquifer Restoration Project, Ken Broberg, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Track 2.1: Groundwater Compliance Challenges
- Managing Risk in the Uncertain World of Groundwater Cleanup: A Case Study of the Pantex Plant Southeast Perched Groundwater Lobe, Martin Amos, DOE Consolidated Nuclear Security, Pantex Plant.
- Surface Water-Groundwater Interactions as a Critical Component of Uranium Plume Persistence, Kenneth Williams, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
- Performance of an In Situ Hydroxyapatite Permeable Reactive Barrier at the Old Rifle Uranium Processing Mill Site, Mark Rigali, Sandia National Laboratories.
Track 2.2: Understanding the Post-Closure Changes of Engineered Disposal Cell Covers, Part 1
- Challenges in Long-Term Remediation of the Moab UMTRA Project, Russell McCallister, DOE Office of Environmental Management.
- Long-Term Stewardship of Three Evapotranspirative Covers, 15 Years, Sue Collins, Sandia National Laboratories.
- Field Hydrologic Performance of Earthen Covers for Uranium Mill Tailings Disposal Sites on the Colorado Plateau, Craig Benson, University of Virginia, Engineering.
- Can Pb-210 Profiles in Radon Barriers be Used as Indicators of Long-Term Rn-222 Transport? Mark Fuhrmann, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
Track 2.3: Understanding the Post-Closure Changes of Engineered Disposal
Cell Covers, Part 2
- The Spatial Development of Soil Architecture at Four UMTRCA Sites: Implications to Hydraulic Conductivity and Long-Term Performance, Morgan Williams, University of California Berkeley.
- Field Evaluation of Radon Fluxes from In-Service Disposal Facilities for Uranium Mill Tailings, Craig Benson, University of Virginia, Engineering.
- Are Natural Processes Transforming Conventional Disposal Cell Covers Into Evapotranspiration Covers? Should We Enhance Beneficial Processes? William J. Waugh, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Track 2.4: Advances in Environmental Science
- Reducing Costs of Ecological Restoration at the Hanford Site: Using Native Species to Control Weeds and Technology to Reduce Greenhouse Propagation Costs, Steven Link, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
- Multiple Tracer Testing Approaches for Improved Groundwater Flow and Reactive Transport Models, Raymond Johnson, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Track 2.5: Advances in Data Acquisition
- Unmanned LiDAR for Legacy Management, Brian Soliday, Juniper Unmanned.
Track 3.1: Remediation, LTS, and Stakeholder Involvement
- Stakeholder Involvement for Uranium Legacy Sites Northern Territory, Australia, Peter Waggitt, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources.
- Stakeholder Involvement in Uranium Facilities — Lessons Learned: Brazil, Arnaldo Mezrahi, Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission.
- Port Hope Area Initiative — Challenges and Successes, Bill Daly, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories.
Track 3.2: Legacy Uranium Sites
- The Long-Term Stewardship of Uranium Mine and Milling Remediated Sites in Europe, Maria de Lurdes Dinis, Porto University, Portugal.
- Legacy Uranium Mine Sites in Australia’s Northern Territory, Peter Waggitt, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources.
- Legacy Uranium Sites: Brazil, Arnaldo Mezrahi, Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission.
- International Cooperation to Remediate Uranium Legacy Sites in Central Asia, Michelle Roberts, International Atomic Energy Agency.
Track 4.1: Interpreting the Past and Informing the Future: A Fresh Look at History and the Preservation of Information Critical to LTS
- Creation of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Tracy Atkins, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Grand Junction Manhattan Project Cabin to Open to Public, Padraic Benson, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Visitors Center and Interpretive Services Elevate Visitor Experience at the Fernald Preserve, Sue Smiley, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Preserving the Mound, Ohio, Site Legacy: The Mound Cold War Discovery Center, Sue Smiley, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center — Progression Over the Years, Ken Starr, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Dr. Modesto Iriarte Technology Museum, Cliff Carpenter, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
Track 4.2: The Impact of Citizens and Regulators in Long-Term Stewardship: Engaging the Community Through Consultation, Coordination, and Communication
- From Crisis to Collaboration — Building Stakeholder and Regulatory Partnerships Through Openness and Engagement: A Case Study, Jason Remien, Brookhaven National Laboratory.
- RFLMA and the Consultative Process at Rocky Flats, Scott Surovchak, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Closure for the Seventh Generation, 2017 Edition, Peter Chestnut, State and Tribal Government Working Group.
Track 4.3: How Regulators Shape Emerging Issues with Vapor Intrusion
- Post-Remedy Vapor Intrusion Evaluation for the Laboratory for Energy-Related Health Research Superfund Site, Mary Stallard, Weiss Associates.
- Vapor Intrusion Assessment at the Mound, Ohio, Site, Brian Zimmerman, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Vapor Intrusion Pathway Analysis for LLNL Livermore Site and Site 300, Zafer Demir, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
- Vapor Intrusions Mitigation for Building 100 Pinellas County, Florida, Site, Scott Surovchak, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
Track 5.1: Regulator Perspectives on Site Long-Term Stewardship
- Integrating Long-Term Stewardship with Hanford’s Ongoing Cleanup, John Price, State of Washington, Department of Ecology.
- Colorado’s Institutional Controls: A Long-Term Stewardship Tool, Lindsay Masters, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
- Requirements for Independent Verification at DOE Sites, Sarah Roberts, Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
- U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Role in the Management of UMTRCA Sites, Dominick Orlando, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Track 5.2: Site Transitions, Reducing Costs, Minimizing Waste, and Exit Strategies
- Vicinity Property Assessments at Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Sites (FUSRAP), Ann Ewy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- Hazelwood Interim Storage Site/Futura Coatings Company (HISS/Futura/Latty) FUSRAP, Josephine Wade, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- Enhanced Source Area Remediation Studies, Reducing Long-term Cleanup Costs and Minimization of Waste, Pete McKereghan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Track 6.1: Records and Information are Essential for LTS Success
- Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA): The Importance of Preserving Worker Records for Compensation Programs, John Vance, U.S. Department of Labor Gregory Lewis, DOE Office of Environment, Health, Safety, and Security.
- Preservation of Critical Health and Safety Information for Future Generations at the Hanford, Washington, Site, Gail Splett, DOE Richland Operations Office, Cindy Lepore, Interactive Technologies Group, Inc., Tyler Nipper, Interactive Technologies Group, Inc.
Track 6.2: Information and Knowledge Management
- Knowledge Transfer within the Wismut Environmental Rehabilitation Project, Elke Kreyssig, Wismut GmbH.
- TRAC: Use of Story Maps for Transitioning Sites to Long-Term Stewardship, Vicky Freedman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
- Waste Isolation Pilot Plant’s Passive Institutional Controls Program, Implementing the RK&M Initiative, Russell Patterson, DOE Carlsbad, New Mexico, Field Office.
Track 6.3: Partnering for Information Solutions
- Advancing Integrated Monitoring Systems: A DOE Integrated Systems-Based Monitoring Approach; Vicky Freedman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Josh Linard, DOE Office of Legacy Management; Ken Williams, DOE Office of Science; Rob Seifert, DOE Office of Environmental Management.
- Summary of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Data Management Working Group, Darina Castillo, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
Track 7.1: Revitalizing Las Colonias Park + Transition of Former Mound Plant
- Revitalizing Las Colonias Park, Joyce Chavez, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Transition of the Former Mound, Ohio, Site to a Commercial Business Park, Sue Smiley, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- Institutional Controls: The Interplay of Real Estate Law, Regulatory Requirements, and Local Code, Randy Tormey, DOE Office of Environmental Management.
- Making Mound Business Park an Asset to the Local Community, Eric Cluxton, Mound Development Corporation.
Track 7.2: An Overview of Transactional Considerations in the Revitalization of Federally Owned Environmentally Impaired or Impacted Property
- An Overview of Transactional Considerations in the Revitalization of Federally Owned Environmentally Impaired or Impacted Property Ann Wei, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
- The Fernald Preserve Natural Resource Damage Settlement John Homer, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Track 8.1: LM Uranium Mine Programs
- Standing Up the Defense-Related Uranium Mines Program (DRUM), Deborah Steckley, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
- U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Uranium Leasing Program: A Seventy-Year Heritage, Edward Cotter, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
- Defense-Related Uranium Mine Reconciliation Process, Craig Goodknight, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Track 8.2: Environmental and Human Health Risk Screening of Abandoned Mines
- Establishing Radiological Screening Levels for DRUM Sites on BLM Land Using a Recreational Future Use Scenario, Steven Brown, SHB Inc.
- Ecology at DRUM Sites, Linda Sheader, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
- DRUM Risk Scoring Assessment and Risk Ranking Results, Cassandra Gauthier, DOE Office of Legacy Management.
Track 8.3: Addressing Physical Hazards and Human Health Risk at Abandoned Mines
- Uranium Leasing Program: Reclamation of Legacy Mine Sites, William Dam, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
- Implementing Source Control at the Pennsylvania Mine, Summit County, Colorado, Jeff Graves, Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety.
- Navajo Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Reclamation Department’s Mine Reclamation Activities, Melvin Yazzie, Navajo AML.