Environmental Measurement Symposium

New Orleans, LA  •  August 2018


Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction

Session Chair(s): Zoe Grosser, Consultant, representing Horizon Technology, Inc., and Polly Newbold, ddms, inc.

9:00Analysis of Perfluorinated Compounds in Drinking and Waste Water Using Sequential and Parallel Automated Solid Phase Extraction Using EPA Method 537.1
Tom Hall, Fluid Management Systems
9:15LC-MS/MS Analysis of Legacy and Emerging Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Environmental Water Samples Following SPE Enrichment
Kari Organtini, Waters Corporation
9:30Reducing Instrument Downtime for Organochlorine Pesticide Sample Analysis Using an Optimized Graphitized Carbon Black Cartridge for Extract Cleanup
jason thomas, restek corporation
9:45Analysis of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, Furans and Biphenyls in Drinking Water with Semi-Automated Solid Phase Extraction Using EPA Method 1613
Ruud Addink, Toxic Report Laboratories
10:00Solid Phase Extraction: A Century of Chemical Development Combined with Recent Technological Advancements to Tackle Increasing Application Challenges
Maura Rury, Biotage
10:30Solid Phase Extraction of Environmental Samples - A Decade Later
Clint David, Environmental Chemistry, Inc.
11:00Panel Discussion - How Does SPE Fit into the World?
Zoe Grosser, Retired

Environmental Forensics

Session Chair(s): Kitty Kong, Chevron, and Michelle Kerr, USEPA Region 5

9:00An Important 2nd-Look at the Reported Concentrations of Indoor Air Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon
Hong Luo, Chevron ETC
9:25Ensuring Your Data are Fit for Forensic Analysis Use
Linda Cook, Exponent
9:50Vapor Intrusion Forensic Analysis
Justin Knight, Geosyntec Consultants

Metals Analysis and Remediation

Session Chair(s): Annie Carter, Brooks Laboratories, and Zikri Arslan, Jackson State University

10:30Speciation of Mercury in Hg-Contaminated Soils from Oak Ridge TN
Zikri Arslan, Jackson State University
11:00The Analysis of Trace Elements using Inductively Coupled Plasma Based Techniques in Environmental Laboratories: Everyday Workhorses and Problem Solvers
Richard Jack, Thermo Fisher Scientific
11:30Use of an Automated Method to Measure Bromine, Chlorine, and Iodine Speciation and Total Metals Content in Drinking Water Using a Single Platform Instrument Combined with ICP-MS
C. Derrick Quarles Jr., Elemental Scientific, Inc.

New Focus on 'Old' Contaminants (e.g., lead, mercury, PCBs)

Session Chair(s): Mark Bruce, Eurofins TestAmerica

10:15Glass or Plastic: The Challenges and Solutions of Analyzing Mercury by ICP
James King, Inorganic Ventures
10:40Semi Automated Clean Up for Persistent Organic Pollutants Analysis in Environmental Samples - Complete Separation of PCDD/Fs and PCBs for Sample Extracts in Toluene
Ruud Addink, Toxic Report Laboratories
11:05Multi-Laboratory Validation of a PCB Congener Method by Low-Resolution GC-MS
Adrian Hanley, USEPA/OW/OST
11:30Heavy Metal Exposure in Childhood Food Staples – The Peanut Butter & ‘Jelly’ Studies
Patricia Atkins, SPEX CertiPrep

Spotlight on Anion Analysis Instrumentations - 9000 series

Session Chair(s): Mark Bruce, Eurofins TestAmerica

9:00Analysis of Cyanide Ion in Various Matrices by Ion Chromatography and Amperometric Detection
Jay Gandhi, Metrohm USA
9:25Colorimetric Determination of Anions on Discrete and Segmented Flow Analyzers
Sarah Leibenguth, SEAL Analytical

9:00 am
Analysis of Perfluorinated Compounds in Drinking and Waste Water Using Sequential and Parallel Automated Solid Phase Extraction Using EPA Method 537.1  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
Tom Hall, Fluid Management Systems
An Important 2nd-Look at the Reported Concentrations of Indoor Air Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon  Environmental Forensics 
Hong Luo, Chevron ETC
Analysis of Cyanide Ion in Various Matrices by Ion Chromatography and Amperometric Detection  Spotlight on Anion Analysis Instrumentations - 9000 series 
Jay Gandhi, Metrohm USA

9:15 am
LC-MS/MS Analysis of Legacy and Emerging Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Environmental Water Samples Following SPE Enrichment  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
Kari Organtini, Waters Corporation

9:25 am
Ensuring Your Data are Fit for Forensic Analysis Use  Environmental Forensics 
Linda Cook, Exponent
Colorimetric Determination of Anions on Discrete and Segmented Flow Analyzers  Spotlight on Anion Analysis Instrumentations - 9000 series 
Sarah Leibenguth, SEAL Analytical

9:30 am
Reducing Instrument Downtime for Organochlorine Pesticide Sample Analysis Using an Optimized Graphitized Carbon Black Cartridge for Extract Cleanup  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
jason thomas, restek corporation

9:45 am
Analysis of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, Furans and Biphenyls in Drinking Water with Semi-Automated Solid Phase Extraction Using EPA Method 1613  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
Ruud Addink, Toxic Report Laboratories

9:50 am
Vapor Intrusion Forensic Analysis  Environmental Forensics 
Justin Knight, Geosyntec Consultants

10:00 am
Solid Phase Extraction: A Century of Chemical Development Combined with Recent Technological Advancements to Tackle Increasing Application Challenges  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
Maura Rury, Biotage

10:15 am
Glass or Plastic: The Challenges and Solutions of Analyzing Mercury by ICP  New Focus on 'Old' Contaminants (e.g., lead, mercury, PCBs) 
James King, Inorganic Ventures

10:30 am
Solid Phase Extraction of Environmental Samples - A Decade Later  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
Clint David, Environmental Chemistry, Inc.
Speciation of Mercury in Hg-Contaminated Soils from Oak Ridge TN  Metals Analysis and Remediation 
Zikri Arslan, Jackson State University

10:40 am
Semi Automated Clean Up for Persistent Organic Pollutants Analysis in Environmental Samples - Complete Separation of PCDD/Fs and PCBs for Sample Extracts in Toluene  New Focus on 'Old' Contaminants (e.g., lead, mercury, PCBs) 
Ruud Addink, Toxic Report Laboratories

11:00 am
Panel Discussion - How Does SPE Fit into the World?  Challenges and Opportunities for Solid Phase Extraction 
Zoe Grosser, Retired
The Analysis of Trace Elements using Inductively Coupled Plasma Based Techniques in Environmental Laboratories: Everyday Workhorses and Problem Solvers  Metals Analysis and Remediation 
Richard Jack, Thermo Fisher Scientific

11:05 am
Multi-Laboratory Validation of a PCB Congener Method by Low-Resolution GC-MS  New Focus on 'Old' Contaminants (e.g., lead, mercury, PCBs) 
Adrian Hanley, USEPA/OW/OST

11:30 am
Use of an Automated Method to Measure Bromine, Chlorine, and Iodine Speciation and Total Metals Content in Drinking Water Using a Single Platform Instrument Combined with ICP-MS  Metals Analysis and Remediation 
C. Derrick Quarles Jr., Elemental Scientific, Inc.
Heavy Metal Exposure in Childhood Food Staples – The Peanut Butter & ‘Jelly’ Studies  New Focus on 'Old' Contaminants (e.g., lead, mercury, PCBs) 
Patricia Atkins, SPEX CertiPrep