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PCB Workshop
Thursday, June 18, 2015, 09:00am - 12:30pm


Solutions for a PCB contaminated sediment pond

Altavista’s 6 acre petri dish



The workshop will highlight lab and field work as well as research resulting from 3 years of in-situ PCB degradation and containment in the town of Altavista, Virginia’s  6 acre waste water overflow pond.

Mission of the event:  To share knowledge on the state of the practice of PCB degradation as demonstrated in field scale trials.

Location: The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (150 Slayton Ave, Danville, VA 24540)

Technical Presentations: June 17th  9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Speakers include:

Jerry Schnoor, Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Kevin Sowers, Ph.D., The University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Jason White, Ph.D., The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Louis Licht, Ph.D., Ecolotree, Inc.


Tour of on site research at  the town of Altavista’s sediment pond:  June 18th 9:30 am - noon

Directions to the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research




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