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Select Publications and Presentations

Included below are a representative list of papers and presentations demonstrating our experience. For additional information, please email us at info@themahfoodgroup.com


A Different Paradigm for Brownfield Assessments/Remediation
Presented at the Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference.  2012.


Karst Geology, Vapor Intrusion, and Human Health Risk Assessment
Fundamental Issues to Consider

Presented at the Growing Communities on Karst 2011 Conference
National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV. September 2011.

Risk Assessment and a Multi-Phase Approach to Investigating TCE Plume in Karst
Presented at the Growing Communities on Karst 2010 Conference
National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV. September 2010.

Practical Considerations in Sustainability
Presented at the Business of Brownfields Conference.  April 2009.

Effects of Changing Regulatory Paradigms on Brownfield Viability and Sustainability
Presented at the Business of Brownfields Conference.  April 2009.

Comparison of EPA Compendium Methods TO-15 and TO-17 for the Measurement of Naphthalene in Soil Gas. 
Presented at the Business of Brownfields Conference.  April 2008.

Vapor Intrusion Pathways, Evaluating Naphthalene. 
Presented at the Business of Brownfields Conference, April, 2007.

Stratified Soil Gas Sampling at an MGP Site for Use in a Quantitative Risk Assessment, A Case Study. 
Presented at Gas Technology Conference and Exhibition, Orlando, Florida, October 2006.

An Innovative Method for Presenting and Evaluating the Hydrogeologic and Exposure Aspects of a Risk-Based Site Closure. 
Presented at the Gas Technology Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, Florida.  January 30-February 2, 2005.

Utilizing a Risk-Based Approach to Reduce Soil Excavation Costs. 
Presented at the Gas Technology Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, Florida.  January 30-February 2, 2005.

A Case Study for Cost Effective Control of MGP Site Remediation Risks with a Fabric Structure in a Residential Setting.
Presented at the Gas Technology Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, Florida.  January 30-February 2, 2005.

Co-Product Determination-Applying State Residual Waste Regulations for Re-Use of Fly-Bottom Ash Material as a Retail Product.
Presented at the Gas Technology Institute 14th Annual International Conference.  December 2-6, 2001.

Remediation, Restoration, Re-Use:  Accomplishing
the Three R’s of MGP Site Revitalization.

Presented at the Gas Technology Institute Thirteenth International Symposium on Site Remediation Technologies & Environmental Management Practices in the Utility Industry.  December 4-7, 2000.

Evaluating Natural Attenuation of Dissolved Coal Gasification Derivatives in Shallow Unconfined Aquifers. 
Presented at the IGT Twelfth International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnologies and Site Remediation Technologies & Utility Industry Environmental Issues, Challenges, and Solutions. December 1999.

Field Performance of Air-Sparging System for Removing
TCE from Groundwater.

Environmental Science & Technology, 1999, 33, 157-162.

Analytical Model for Contaminant Mass Removal by Air Sparging. 
Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation, 1998, 18(4), 120-130.

Emerging Technologies for Recycling MGP Sites. 
Pollution Engineering, June 1995, Volume 27, Number 6, pp. 62-66.

Deriving a Practical and Cost-Effective Soil Remedial Goal for Carcinogenic PAHs. 
Presented at Superfund 1994, December 1994.

A Decision Flow Chart for Cleanup of Multiple
Manufactured Gas Plant Sites.

Presented at HMCRI Federal Environmental Restoration III and Waste Minimization II Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, April 1994.

Improved Apparatus for Rapid Mercury Determination by Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy. 
Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, September 1983, Volume 66, pp. 1117-1120.

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