FRTR at 30 Years: Grand Challenges and Opportunities for Advancing Remediation Technologies, Session 1 (May 19, 2021)


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The Spring 2021 Meeting of the Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable (FRTR) will be held as two webinar sessions on May 19 and May 26, 2021. This special 30-year anniversary meeting will convene senior leaders from all FRTR member agencies to discuss progress in remediation programs and opportunities for innovative technology applications at complex sites. As always, FRTR meetings are open to the public. FRTR's objectives for this meeting are to: Provide an overview of the grand remediation challenges facing member agencies over the next decade.Discuss specific technology needs across programs.Highlight agency program initiatives to advance technologies that will expedite and improve site cleanup. Session 1: Grand Challenges This session will consist of a virtual panel discussion by senior-level leaders from the FRTR member agencies involved in site remediation programs. The panel discussion will be facilitated by Dan Powell, Chief of the Technology Integration and Information Branch in U.S. EPA's Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation. Session 2: Advancing New Technologies This session will consist of a virtual panel discussion by senior-level leaders from the FRTR member agencies involved in research and application of new and innovative site characterization and remediation technologies at complex sites. The panel discussion will be facilitated by Kent Glover of the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center. Dr. Glover is the Air Force Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Remediation Systems and the FRTR Steering Committee Chair. The following agencies will be represented at this meeting: U.S. Air Force-Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC)U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)U.S. Navy-Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC)U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S. NRC)National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) and Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) To view this archive online or download the slides associated with this seminar, please visit

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