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US and EU Perspectives on Green and Sustainable Remediation, Part 4
Sponsored by: U.S. EPA Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation
Original Time/Date of Presentation:

March 6, 2012, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, EST (15:00-17:00 GMT)

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Presentation Overview:

This seminar is a continuation in the series on international green and sustainable remediation (GSR) efforts (additional information on prior internet seminars can be found at This two-hour seminar will: (1) present a US case study on greening Superfund cleanups at the Apache Powder, Arizona, site; (2) present a case study on how GSR efforts are being implemented in Central Europe; (3) discuss Austria's new tool for performing a cost-effectiveness analysis which integrates the environmental and socio-economic dimension of sustainability; (4) provide an update on developments that support EPA greener cleanups (e.g., EPA's environmental footprint methodology for estimating or quantifying a remediation site's footprint [], and the ASTM International effort to develop a voluntary consensus-based standard for greener cleanups []); (5) present updates on international GSR efforts; and (6) provide information on 2012 green and sustainable remediation internet seminars and conferences. An open forum will be held throughout the seminar to respond to participant questions.


  • Introduction
  • Greening Superfund Cleanups, Apache Powder, Arizona, Project
  • Czech Case Study
  • Austria's New mCEA-Tool, Integrating Sustainability into Effectiveness Assessment
  • US EPA Greener Cleanups Developments
  • International GSR Updates
  • Upcoming GSR Internet Seminars and Conference
  • Q&A/Discussion
Presenters: Instructors: Moderators:
  • Carlos Pachon
  • Dietmar Müller
  • Paul Bardos
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