Sustainable City Network and NWETC will present an online training course for any personnel who investigate, remediate, regulate or monitor environmentally contaminated sites.
The 3-hour course will be conducted in 1.5-hour sessions on April 18 and 19.
Sustainable remediation integrates the "triple bottom line" of sustainability, the environmental, social and economic aspects, into cleanup projects. In this course, experienced practitioners from the U.S. Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF), led by John Simon will define sustainable remediation and its application to reduce the environmental footprint of remediation projects while also benefiting the surrounding community and its economy.
The course will illustrate sustainable remediation with case examples describing its practices during the investigation, remediation, operations, and monitoring of hazardous site cleanups. The instructors will also explain the drivers behind sustainable remediation and what prompts responsible parties to integrate these concepts into their cleanup programs.
This course is appropriate for a wide range of participants who want to gain perspective on the issue of sustainable remediation. For example, sustainability managers; planning and development personnel; brownfield redevelopment staff; engineers and scientists who investigate, remediate or monitor contaminated sites; consultants and contractors; local, state and federal regulators and public health personnel; as well as lawyers and news media producers who want to gain a more complete context around this topic.