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Odors and Air Emissions 2008 Conference Proceedings TOC 

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Session 1: Methods of Sampling, Measuring, and Estimating Emissions I
Session 2: Collection System Odors and Corrosion
Session 3: Odor and Emission Control Systems I
Session 4: Biological Odor Control
Session 5: Odor Control Planning and Monitoring I
Session 6: Emissions from Biosolids
Session 7: Fate and Odor Modeling
Session 8: Methods of Sampling, Measuring, and Estimating Emissions II
Session 9: Odor and Emission Control Systems II
Session 10: Regulatory Issues, Sustainability, and Greenhouse Gases
Session 11: Odor Control Strategies and Innovative Technologies
Session 12: Odor Control Planning and Monitoring II

Session 1: Methods of Sampling, Measuring, and Estimating Emissions I

Case Study: Odour Risk Management at the Western Treatment Plant, One of Australia’s Largest and Most Unique Wastewater Treatment Plants
Josef Cesca, Amy Flanagan, CH2M HILL Australia Pty Ltd; Mathew Cunnington, Melbourne Water Corporation Australia

Development of Instrument Calibration Method for Dynamic Olfactometers
John Jiang, EnvironOdour Australia Pty Ltd

Jerome Meter Measurement Variability
Chester M. Morton, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.

The Smell of Success:  An Odor Study of the Broomfield Wastewater Reclamation Facility
Stephanie Fevig, Philip Wolstenholme, Mike Middleton, Brown and Caldwell; Dave Dalsoglio, Ken Rutt, City and County of Broomfield, Colorado

What’s that Smell?  Analytical Measurements for Odorous Compounds in Pulp and Paper Mill Wastewaters
Diana L. Cook, Dean Hoy, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc.

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Session 2: Collection System Odors and Corrosion

Minimization of Odors and Related Corrosion in Collection Systems:  A Summary of the Ongoing Water Environment Research Foundation Project 04-CTS-1
Jay Witherspoon, CH2M HILL, Inc.; Dirk Apgar, King County; Matthew Ward, Chris Easter, CH2M HILL, Inc.

Evaluation of Upper Scioto Large Diameter Deep Sewer Odor Control 1999 to 2006 - The City of Columbus Ohio
Harvey Sorensen, Odor and Corrosion Technology Consultants, Inc.; C. Timothy Fallara, Columbus DOSD; David Day, Dodson-Stilson, Inc.

Controlling Odors from a Pump Station Surrounded by Upscale Development
Philip Wolstenholme, Steven Freedman, Ryan Maloney, Robert Winn, Kenneth Hopkins, Brown and Caldwell; Robert Bowker, Bowker and Assoc.; Scott Firmin, Portland Water District

Extreme Siphon Odors Controlled with Multistage Biological System
Steve Davidson, Brown and Caldwell; Rick Ratajczyk, Steve Hook, City of Mesa; Theresa Muller, Brown and Caldwell

Magnesium Hydroxide Controls Sulfide Corrosion in Rural Pennsylvania Sewer System
Robert P.G. Bowker, Bowker & Associates, Inc.; Stuart W. Sibold, EADS Group, Inc.; Andrew J. Rupprecht, Premier Chemicals, LLC; John Reish, East Nittany Valley Joint Municipal Authority

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Session 3: Odor and Emission Control Systems I

Using Outlet Airborne Hydrogen Sulfide Concentration as a Scrubber Control Mechanism
Edward A. Lamb, LambTech; Ian Sorensen, Sycamore Technologies, Inc.; Lindy Eppinger, Detection Instruments Corp.

Treatment of High-Concentration Recalcitrant VOC with Integrated System Composed of UV Photo-Oxidation and Biofiltration
Can Wang, Hong-Ying Hu, Jin-Ying Xi, Tsinghua University

Phase II Odor Control Program at the Brush Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
Michael P. Sedon, Allen E. Potter, Lorin F. Meeder, Cranberry Township

Using a 33,000-CFM Lava Rock Biofilter for Odor Control: From Design to Full-Scale Operation
Rachid Ait-Lasri, Dave Richard, Nolte Associates, Inc.; Phil Govea, Tom Foley, City of Manteca, CA

Reduction of Air Toxics from Digester Gas-Fired IC Engines at WWTPs
Kit Liang, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.; Vladimir Kogan, Edward Torres

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Session 4: Biological Odor Control

Design and Monitoring of In-Ground Biofilters for Long Life and Low Maintenance
Harvey Wayne Sorensen, OCTC Inc.; Marinus Baadsgaard, Clark County Water Reclamation District, Nevada

Biofiltration of High-Strength Exhaust from Biosolids Composting:  Lessons Learned and Demonstration of Successful Treatment
Mark Gould, CDM; Patrick Byers, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County

Pilot Study for the Applicability of Biofilter Odor Control Technology for Use at New York City Water Pollution Control Plants
Jane Atkinson, Jonathan Thompson, M&E; James G. Mueller, NYC DEP; Jim Joyce, OCTC

Experiences in Full-Scale Installation of Biofilter
Rakesh Govind, Juan Gonclaves, University of Cincinnati

Overcoming Challenges Associated with Implementing Odor Control Improvements – A Case Study
Scott Cowden, CH2M HILL; Bob Simmons, Sausalito-Marin City Sanitation District; David McEwen, CH2M HILL

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Session 5: Odor Control Planning and Monitoring I

A Screening Test for Field and Resident Odor Assessors
Yael Laor, Agricultural Research Organization; Pola Orenstein, Ministry of Environmental Protection; Rima Baybikov, Uzi Ravid, Agricultural Research Organization

Why Does Odor Control Cost So Much?
Richard J. Pope, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.

Effectiveness of Field Olfactometry and Neighbor Control to Reduce Odor Annoyance from Biosolids and Municipal Solid Waste Composting
J. F. Cid-Montañés, Socioenginyeria, S.L.; R. Jorba, Consorci del Bages per la Gestió de Residus (CGBR); R. Tomàs, Aigües de Manresa, S.A.

Quick Fix Odor Control at the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department Roger Road WWTP
Joseph R. Popeck, Greeley and Hansen LLC; Chris Quigley, CH2M HILL; Bob Buecher, PCRWRD, Tucson, AZ

Development of GIS-Based Dispersion Modeling for Odor Impact Assessment from DCWASA Reuse Sites
Eakalak Intarakosit, Gregory B. Baecher, University of Maryland; Christopher Peot, Mark Ramirez, DC Water and Sewer Authority

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Session 6: Emissions from Biosolids

Odor Control System for Nashville Central WWTP Biosolids Handling Facility
William R. Allan, Jeffrey Reitsma, Earth Tech Inc.

Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) A Roadmap to Reduce Biosolids Cake Odor Reduction
Jay Witherspoon, Robert Forbes, Zeynep Erdal, Dave McEwen, CH2M HILL; Greg Adams, Ron Hargreaves, Rob Morton, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts; John Novak, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Matthew Higgins, Bucknell University

Comprehensive Emission Testing For Low-Level Toxics Conducted at a Municipal Sludge Incinerator
John Kennedy, Daniel L. Busch, Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District; Thomas A. Henning, Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc.

Peroxide to Purple Powder: Case Studies Controlling Collection System and Solids Handling Odors with Chemical Addition
Robert B. Stallings, Mark Riley, Cherylle Barrido, Earth Tech, Inc.; Greg Springman, Irvine Ranch Water District, California

Odor Emissions from Anaerobically Digested Biosolids during Onsite Storage and Land Application: Impacts of Lime Dosing and the Type of Dewatering Process Used (Belt Presses versus Centrifuges)
Mark Feltner, Rhonda Bowen, Hampton Roads Sanitation District; Chris Easter, Todd Williams, CH2M HILL, Inc.

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Session 7: Fate and Odor Modeling

Dispersion Model Parameters that Affect the Impacts from Area Sources Using AERMOD
Raymond C. Porter, Deborah Elenter, CH2M HILL

Odor Control Plan for Large Gravity Sewer Interceptors
Jeff Cowee, City of Phoenix Water Services Department; Kevin Conway, Fernando Sarmiento, Jenny Zapana, Greeley and Hansen

Modeling Odors in the Age of AERMOD
Phyllis G. Diosey, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.

A Unique Approach to Sulfide Modeling for Low Flows
Anil Pai, Victor Occiano, Brown and Caldwell

Applications of Wind Tunnel Modeling for Assessing Odor Impacts
Ron L. Petersen, CPP, Inc.

Estimating Air Emissions Resulting from Implementation of Supplemental Carbon to Enhance Denitrification in Water Pollution Control Plants
Jane Atkinson, Gregory Bowden, Kathleen Esposito, Metcalf & Eddy; Keith Mahoney, New York City Department of Environmental Protection

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Session 8: Methods of Sampling, Measuring, and Estimating Emissions II

Odor Threshold Emission Factors for Common WWTP Processes
Michael A. McGinley, Charles M. McGinley, St. Croix Sensory, Inc.

Measuring and Modeling Odors from Green Waste Composting Operations
Larry Hottenstein, Environmental Resources Management; Craig Stevenson, Air & Environmental Sciences Limited

Odour Sampling Methods for Point, Area, Fugitive, and Ambient Sources
Anna H. Bokowa, ORTECH Environmental

Evaluation of Background Odour in Tedlar and Nalophan Sample Bags
Roslyn M. Miller, Pinchin Environmental Ltd.; Michael A. McGinley, St. Croix Sensory Inc.

Miami-Dade County-Wide Treatment Plant Emissions Review
Charles Alix, George Simon, MWH Americas, Inc.; Joe Mazzarese, Vicente Arrebola, Miami-Dade County

Analysis of Volatile Arsenic Compounds in Landfill Gas
Joseph Khoury, Roger Lewis, Al Sattler, Bryan Linsley, Keith Magers, Jean Lee, County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

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Session 9: Odor and Emission Control Systems II

York-Peel Sanitary Diversion System Odour Control Facility
Bob Nieuwenhuysen, Peel Region; Alex Carcuimaru, Andrew Chan, Earth Tech Canada Inc.

Design H2S and Odor Values for Typical Wastewater Treatment Processes
Neil S. Massart, Gayle Van Durme, Black & Veatch

The Effect of pH on Hydrogen Sulfide and Carbon Dioxide Absorption in Packed Towers
Chester M. Morton, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.

Control of Biosolids Cake Odors using the New Biosolids Odor Reduction Selector Process
Todd O. Williams, Robert H. Forbes, Jr., David L. Wagoner, J. Thomas Hahn, CH2M HILL, Inc.

Enhanced BioFiltration using Cell Attachment Promoters
Rakesh Govind, Juan Gonclaves University of Cincinnati

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Session 10: Regulatory Issues, Sustainability, and Greenhouse Gases

Towards an Optimal Methodology for Enforcement of Odour Problems
Martine Blondeel, Robert Baert, Environmental Inspectorate Division of the Flemish Government

Survey of Odor Containment and Control Methodologies at Wastewater Treatment Plants
Sock-Hoon Koh, Gayle P. Van Durme, Black & Veatch Corporation; Alicia D. Gilley, City of Olathe, Kansas

The Impacts of the California Global Warming Solutions Act Of 2006 (AB 32) on POTWs
Frank Caponi, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Stephanie Cheng, East Bay Municipal Utility District; Glen Daigger, Meghan Hartman, James Sandoval, CH2M HILL; Randy Schmidt, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District; Jay Witherspoon, CH2M HILL

Compiling a Comprehensive Greenhouse Gas Inventory at a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Chuck Longerbeam, Mike McGrath, Fairfax County Department of Public Works

Reduced Sulfur Compound and Methane Emissions from Kraft Pulp and Paper Mill Wastewater Treatment Plants
Robert J. Crawford, Ann M. Crapo, Ashok K. Jain, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI)

Reducing Capital Costs by Varying Odor Control System Velocity
W. Bradford M. Stanley, Colin Christie, Purafil Environmental Systems Division

Sustainable Air Ionized Odor Control Reports Huge Energy and O&M Savings over Traditional Collect and Treat Technologies
Dennis Tulenko, Trans-Tech Energy and Environmental, Inc.

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Session 11: Odor Control Strategies and Innovative Technologies

Elimination of Odor and Hydrogen Sulfide Gas by SuperOxygenation of the Bluebird Force Main in Laguna Beach, California
David Clidence, ECO Oxygen Technologies; David Shissler, City of Laguna Beach, CA

Large-Scale Oxygen Injection for Odor Control at Primary Clarifiers at the Trinity River Authority of Texas
James S. McMillen, Betty L. Jordan, William C. Rackley, Alan Plummer Associates, Inc.; Bill Tatum, Michael L. Woolsey, Trinity River Authority of Texas

Aeration Performance of Vortex Flow Insert Assemblies in Sewer Drop Structures
Eugene M. Natarius, Vortex Flow, Inc.

Multi-Layered Bioreactors: The New Standard in Managing Odors - Design Considerations, Implementation Issues and Operating Experiences
N.J.R. Kraakman, Bioway International and Technical University Delft

Application of a New Odour Control Strategy to the Odour Emission Problem of an Oil and Fat Refinery
M. Schlegelmilch, K. Kleeberg, J. Streese-Kleeberg, R. Stegmann, Hamburg University of Technology, Institute for WasteResourceManagement

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Session 12: Odor Control Planning and Monitoring II

Control of Odor Emissions from Aeration Basins:  The Palm Beach Experience
Karen Harrison, John Davis, Zakiya Seymour, Jordan, Jones & Goulding, Inc.; Larry Johnson, David Dalton, Palm Beach County Water Utilities

Use of Sulfide Generation Model and Sewer Headspace Air Pressure to Evaluate and Solve Sewer Interceptor Odor Problems
Kristi Nelson, Mark Smith, Gabriel Alvarado, HDR Engineering, Inc.

Assessment and Characterization of Odor Nuisance Emissions during the Composting of Wastewater Sludges
I.H. (Mel) Suffet, UCLA; V. Decottignies, E. Senante, A. Bruchet, CIRSEE – Suez Environment 38

Developing and Implementing a Conveyance System Odor Control Plan:  A Case Study in Tucson, Arizona
Chris Quigley, Chris Easter, Matthew Ward, CH2M HILL; Ben Fyock, Dennis Froehlich,  Pima County Wastewater Management Department; Joe Popeck, Greeley & Hansen

JEA’s Experience with Magnesium Hydroxide for Collection System Odor Control: “It’s not Your Mother’s Milk of Magnesia”
Colin D. Groff, William Fogel, JEA; Matthew Madolora, Premier Chemicals LLC

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