EPA
                           Phytoremediation:
          State of the Science Conference
May 1-2, 2000 j" Th; Omni Parker house  Boston  Massachusetts
            i      (at Tremont and School Streets in Boston)
PURPOSE

Phytoremediation is the use of certain plants to
clean up soil, sediment, and water contaminated
with metals and/or organic contaminants
such as crude oil, solvents, and
polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
Phytoremediation can reduce reme-
dial costs, restore habitat, and clean
up contamination in place. Research
has been proceeding for many years
to identify and optimize plants that
can clean contaminants from ground-
water, surface water, and soil. This
conference will present the state of
the science and engineering advances
in phytoremediation. Site managers
and regulators need to have comprehen-
sive and reliable information available
on how to evaluate proposals containing
phytoremediation. To meet the needs
of this target audience, EPA's Office of
Research and Development has developed
a 2-day conference on the use of phytoremedia-
tion for remediating contaminated sites.
          AUDIENCE

          This conference is designed to assist profession-
          als in the regulatory community in overseeing the
                 design, implementation and monitoring
                   of sites that involve phytoremedia-
                   } tion. Industry professionals and
                      consultants will benefit from the
                      updated technical information
                     presented as well as the interaction
                     with regulators and  other profes-
                          sional colleagues.
    RTDF Annual Phytoremediation Action Team Meeting
   The Remediation Technology Development Forum (RTDF) is a public-private partnership to
   develop and evaluate innovative technology for environmental clean-up. The Phytoremediation
   Action Team is dedicated to the use of plant-based technologies and techniques for destroying or
   containing hazardous waste.

   Following the Phytoremediation Conference, there will be an annual meeting, open to any inter-
   ested parties. The Vegetative Cover and the Petroleum Hydrocarbons sub-groups will present and
   discuss their progress in installing test  facilities,  assessing methods and data collected to date,
   building relationships with regulators, and planning future work.

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  Phytoremediation State  of the Science Conference
Note: All sessions consist of 25 minute presentations and a 10 minute Q&A session.
                                MAY 1,2000
8:00 - 8:30 am
8:30 - 10:45 am
10:45- 11:00 am
11:00- 12:30 pm
12:30 - 2:00 pm
2:00 - 3:30 pm


3:30 - 3:45 pm
3:45 - 5:30 pm


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration
Session I: Introduction and Plenary
Break
Session II: The Fate of Chlorinated Solvents During Phytoremediation
Lunch (on own)
Concurrent Sessions
Session mA: Brownfields Applications
Session 11115: Radionuclides
Break
Concurrent Sessions
Session IVA: Metals Treatment
Session IVB: Fundamental Processes of Plants and Soil
Evening Poster Session and Reception
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                                MAY 2, 2000
8:00 - 9:50 am
9:50 - 10:05 am
10:05 -11:55 pm
11:55-1:15 pm
1:15 - 3:30 pm
3:30 - 3:45 pm
3:45 - 5:35 pm
Session V: Plume Simulations to Forecast Control and Treatment
Break
Session VI: Plume Control: On the Ground Experience
Lunch (on own)
Session VII: Vegetative Covers
Break
Session VHI: Degradation of Organic Compounds in Soils
 RTDF Annual Phytoremediation Action  Team  Meeting
                                MAY 3, 2000
             IIIIIHII 11 Hill
8:00 - 8:30 am
8:30 - 12:00 noon
12:00 noon- 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration
Morning Session: Phytoremediation of TPH
Lunch (on own)
Afternoon Session: Alternative Cover Assessment Program

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                           REGISTRATION
                  EPA PHYTOREMEDIATION CONFERENCE AND
         RTDF ANNUAL PHYTOREMEDIATION ACTION TEAM MEETING
Name:
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Q  I will attend the Phytoremediation State of the Science Conference on May 1-2, 2000.
Q  I will attend the Annual RTDF Phytoremediation Action Team meeting on May 3, 2000.

                            Mail this registration form to:

         Attn: Lauren Lariviere, ERG, 110 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421

                      Fax the registration form to 7'81 -674-2906.
                           You may also register online at:
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       There is no registration fee for either meeting. Advance registration accepted
                until April 21, 2000 or until maximum capacity is reached.

                        CONFERENCE SPACE LIVUTATION
Space available for the conference is limited to 200 participants. Space available for the RTDF
action team meeting is limited to 100 participants.

                              HOTEL INFORMATION
A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants at the Omni Parker House
Hotel. The conference rate is $192 plus 12.45% tax single or double per night. These rooms
will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis and held until April 7, 2000. After this date
rooms will be on a space- and rate- available basis only. To make your room reservations,
please contact the hotel directly at 617-227-8600 and request the EPA Phytoremediation
Group Rate. The Omni Parker house is located at Tremont and School Streets in Boston,
within walking distance of Beacon Hill, Boston Common, the waterfront and many historical
and cultural attractions.

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     Phytoremediatlon: State of the Science Conference
                               MAY 1-2, 2000
                  RTDF Annual  Phytoremediatlon
                        Action Team Meeting
                                MAY 3, 2000
                  The Omni Parker House  Boston  Massachusetts
                     (at Tremont and School Streets in Boston)
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