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The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) will host its Western Focus Ground Water Conference May 16 to 17 in San Francisco to explore MTBE and perchlorate remediation, legal issues and a broad range of groundwater topics critical to the U.S. West.
The conference opens Tuesday, May 16, with a morning general session followed by an MTBE/TBA remediation seminar that runs concurrently with the presentation session, Perchlorate: Assessment, Remediation and Public Policy.
On Wednesday, May 17, the presentation session MTBE: Assessment, Remediation and Public Policy will run all day while an afternoon MTBE workshop takes place concurrently. Presenters include: Stan Alpert of The Alpert Firm on Vapor Intrusions: Legal Impact of a Lingering Problem; John Gibbs, M.D., of Kerr-McGee Corp. on Perchlorate Levels in Organically Grown Leafy Vegetables; and Patrick Longmire of Los Alamos National Laboratory on Aqueous Geochemistry and Environmental Fate of Perchlorate.