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MTBE Groundwater Warning 1997

Modern Day Environmental Enigma: Walking a Fine Line? (Impacts of MTBE to private and public water supplies: 1997 article served as an alert to industry, regulators and consultants)

Civil Engineering—ASCE, Vol. 67, No. 9, September 1997, pg. 6 Joseph E. Odencrantz

Implications of MTBE for Intrinsic Remediation of Underground Fuel Tank Sites

Journal of Remediation (The Journal of Environmental Cleanup Costs, Technologies & Techniques), Summer 1998, pp 7-16 Joseph E. Odencrantz

An Evaluation of the Performance of Multiple Passive Diffusion Devices for Indoor Air Sampling of VOCs

Odencrantz, J.E., S. C. Thornley and H. O`Neill. 2009., The Journal of REMEDIATION, Wiley Periodicals, Vol. 19, No. 4, Inc., pp. 63-72.

Cited as authority on page 92 in the June 2015 Final USEPA Guidance Document on Vapor Intrusion Sources to Indoor Air. Notable quote from page 92 "Passive samplers are also capable of being deployed for longer durations than evacuated canisters, thereby providing a more economic means of obtaining average indoor air concentrations over longer periods of exposure."

Residential Vapor Intrusion Evaluation: Long Duration Passive Sampling v. Short Duration Active Sampling

Odencrantz, J.E., S.J. Steinmacher, H. O`Neill, J.D. Case and P.C. Johnson. 2008., The Journal of REMEDIATION, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., Vol. 18., No. 4, pp. 49-54.

Cited as authority on page 92 in the June 2015 Final USEPA Guidance Document on Vapor Intrusion Sources to Indoor Air. Notable quote from page 92 "Passive samplers are also capable of being deployed for longer durations than evacuated canisters, thereby providing a more economic means of obtaining average indoor air concentrations over longer periods of exposure."

Tracking of Release and Remediation Progress from Large Pipeline Break East of Dallas, Texas: Protection of Lake Tawakoni Water Supply (Large MTBE release to surface water and groundwater)

J. E. Odencrantz. 2006. The Journal of REMEDIATION, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Vol. 16., No. 4, pp. 57-70.

Use of CSIA to Distinguish Between Vapor Intrusion and Indoor Sources of VOCs

McHugh, T., K. Gorder, T. Kuder, R. Philp, S. Fiorenza, H. O`Neill and J.Odencrantz. 2010. Air & Waste Management Association Vapor Intrusion 2010 Conference, September 29-30, Chicago, Illinois.

Sustainable, Low-Profile Investigation Technique Finds Numerous Contaminant Sources: Bronx Borough, New York City Example

Odencrantz, J.E. and H. O`Neill. 2010. Proceedings of the Battelle Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California, May 24-27, Battelle Memorial Institute.

Innovative, Non-Intrusive Passive Soil Gas Collection Device Maps Large Carbon Tetrachloride Plume at the DOE Hanford Site, Washington

O`Neill, H.S., J.E. Odencrantz, W. Bratton and K. Moser. 2010. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Waste Management Conference, WM2010, presented by WM Symposia, Session 72. Phoenix Convention Center, March 7-11.

Passive to Active Tie-In for Soil Gas Surveys: Improved Technique for Source-Area, Spatial Variability, Remediation-Monitoring, and Vapor-Intrusion Assessment

Odencrantz, J.E., and H. O`Neill. 2009. The Journal of REMEDIATION, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., Vol. 19., No. 2, Spring Issue, pp. 71-83.

Application of Passive Soil Gas Technology to Determine the Source and Extent of a PCE Groundwater Plume in an Urban Environment

Clarke, J.N., D. Goodwin, H.O`Neill and Odencrantz, J.E.. 2008. The Journal of REMEDIATION, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., Vol. 18., No. 4, pp. 55-62.

Canisters v. Sorbent Tubes: Vapor Intrusion Test Method Comparison

Odencrantz, J.E., H. O`Neill and J.T. Kirkland. 2008. Proceedings of the Battelle Sixth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California, May 19-22, Paper A-013, Battelle Memorial Institute, 7 pp.

Natural Attenuation: Is Dilution the Solution?

LUSTLINE Bulletin 40, March 2002, Pages 8-12. Joseph E. Odencrantz, Mark D. Varijen and Richard Vogl

Extensive Database from Over 500 Sites and Three Years Allows Examination and Interpretation of Groundwater MtBE Plumes in Southern California

Division of Environmental Chemistry, Inc., American Chemical Society. Preprints of Extended Abstracts Presented at the 219th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 26-30, 2000, Vol 40. No. 1., pp 225-228. Joseph E. Odencrantz

Stimulation of Biologically Active Zones (BAZ's) in Porous Media by Electron-Acceptor Injection

Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 6 (1990) 37-52 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands Joseph E. Odencrantz, Wookeun Bae, Albert J. Valocchi and Bruce E. Rittmann

Modeling the Interaction of Sorption and Biodegradation on Transport in Ground Water In Situ Bioremediation Systems

Presented at the 1993 Groundwater Modeling Conference, Golden, Colorado, June 9-12, 1993. Joseph E. Odencrantz, Albert J. Valocchi and Bruce E. Rittmann

Integration of RBCA Frameworks and Remediation Technologies

Journal of Remediation (The Journal of Environmental Cleanup Costs, Technologies & Techniques), Summer 1997, pp 97-107 Joseph E. Odencrantz and David Duran

Transport Model Sensitivity for Soil Cleanup Level Determinations Using SESOIL and AT123D in Context of the California Leaking Underground Fuel Tank Field Manual

Journal of Soil Contamination, 1(2):159-182 (1992) Joseph E. Odencrantz, et al.

Gateway Center Water Treatment Plant, Los Angeles: Controlled Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment of Hydrogen Sulfide and VOC Affected Groundwater

Presented at Chemical Oxidation Technologies for the Nineties. Fifth International Symposium and Principles & Practices Workshop, Vanderbilt University and International Chemical Oxidation Association, February 14-17, 1995. Joseph E. Odencrantz, et al.

Hydrogeologic Characterization of Coralline Limestone Aquifer at Industrial Facility in the Hawaiian Islands

Presented at Pacific Basin Conference on Hazardous Waste, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 8-12, 1993. Joseph E. Odencrantz

Transformation Kinetics of Trace-Level Halogenated Organic Contaminants in a Biologically Active Zone (BAZ) Induced by Nitrate Injection

Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 6 (1990) 53-68 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands Wookeun Bae, Joseph E. Odencrantz, Bruce E. Rittmann and Albert J. Valocchi

Modeling the Biodegradation Kinetics of Dissolved Organic Contaminants in a Two-Dimensional Heterogeneous Aquifer

Dissertation, 1991, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, pp 147 Joseph E. Odencrantz

Consecuencias del MTBE para la remediación de sitios con tanques de gasolina subterráneos

Joseph E. Odencrantz. et al. 1998. Propuestra de Ponancia para el Primer Congreso Anual de Restauracion de Suelos-Conference in Mexico City, October 28-28.

Modeling Nitrogen Dynamics in a Soil Column with Reclaimed Water: Okinawa, Japan Application

W.K.C.N. Dayanthi, Takayuki Shigematsu, Hiroaki Tanaka, Naoyuki Yamashita and Joseph E. Odencrantz. 2008. Advances in Asian Enviro. Eng., Vol. 7, No 1, p. 61-70.

Stability, Relaxation and Oscillation of Biodegradation Fronts

Jack X. Xin and James M. Hyman. (2000). Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics-SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol. 61, No.2,. pp 472-505.

Dr. Odencrantz’s article on the discovery of the traveling wave phenomenon is cited in this work on page 472.

McGarity 2004 MTBE: A Precautionary Tale

Thomas O. McGarity’s thorough article on the history of the gasoline additive MTBE addition to the gasoline market and the resulting impacts to ground water drinking water supplies are published in the Harvard Environmental Law Review. MTBE impacts to the City of Santa Monica and South Lake Tahoe Public Utility District drinking water wells are featured. Notable quote from the article: “The petroleum industry, however, takes the position that the magnitude of the groundwater contamination caused by MTBE from leaking USTs [Underground Storage Tanks] has been exceedingly modest.”

Advancing the Rebirth of Environmental Common Law

Czarnezki, J. J. and M. L. Thomsen. Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, 2007, Volume 34, No. 1. See article beginning on page 1 which references a paper prepared by Joe Odencrantz on page 22 (ref 147) which is also the same article above entitled "Natural Attenuation: Is Dilution the Solution".

 

A Geometric Construction of Traveling Waves in a Bioremediation Model

M. Beck, A. Doelman, T.J. Kaper. (2006). Journal of Nonlinear Science, Vol. 16: pp 329-349.

Dr. Odencrantz’s research was cited on page 332 of this Journal article. The authors credit Dr. Odencrantz with discovering the traveling wave phenomenon.

Characterization of traveling waves and analytical estimation of pollutant removal in one-dimensional subsurface bioremediation modeling

Shunji Oya and Albert J. Valocchi. (1997). Water Resources Research, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp 1117-1127.

Dr. Odencrantz is credited with first discovering the traveling wave behavior on page 1117 and presented a brief interpretation about the mechanism of the oscillations is presented on page 1123.