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NORM from Fracking
NORM from Fracking
- Shipping of waste
- Special permits
- Containers and storage
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What to expect in 2015?
Transport of NORM Waste Workshop

Delegates heard about the challenges of transporting waste across the US including shipping and which permits are required

Regulatory updates for 2014 from:

- Texas Department of State Health Services
- Ohio Department of Health
- Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment

Drinking water residuals

Drinking water contaminated with NORM including management of residuals and dose assessments was discussed

Canada’s approach to radiation safety

Canadian regulations: the key workforce and environmental concerns and a review of the Port Hope Initiative

NORM and Natural Radiation Management North America Conference: strengthening policies and technical knowledge across NORM affected industries

What else was discussed at NORM North America 2014?

Delegates heard about the following key topics at NORM and Natural Radiation Management North America Conference 2014

  • Evaluating the risks from lead 210 and Polonium 210 NORM in natural gas systems

  • Development of the Colorado State Policy for TENORM

  • Logistical and operational challenges for transportation of NORM

  • Mitigating the risks of permitting and licencing challenges in North America

  • Management and treatment of NORM in drinking water

  • Monitoring and environmental surveillance of NORM in minerals

  • The oil and gas operator perspective on management NORM from flowback and produced water

NORM Expert Speakers for 2014 included:

Laura Gianakos, Senior Environmental Engineer
Shell Oil

Ray Fleming, Manager
Texas Department of State Health Services

James Grice, Licensing Lead
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Mark Krohn, Vice President
ARS International

Rick Jacobi, Owner
Jacobi Consulting

Andy Lombardo, Vice President
Perma-Fix Environmental

Eric Darois, Executive Director
Radiation Safety & Control Services, Inc

James Dillingham, Corporate Development & Strategy
Lotus LLC

Peter Fisher, Assistant District Director
Railroad Commission of Texas

Geri Blanchard, Radiation Safety Officer

Highlights for the 2014 Conference

Networking Opportunities

New! Pre-event Welcome Drinks
Delegates and speakers got to know each other and mingle over a drink the evening before the event in an informal setting!

Networking Evening Drinks Reception
After a busy day receiving up to date knowledge on NORM, speakers, delegates and exhibitors were able to wind down at the drinks reception

Drinks Reception Sponsored by

TexComm Environmental Services

Speed Networking
Delegates were able to make 20 new contacts in 20 minutes in this fun and fast paced networking session.

Champagne Discussion Roundtables
Delegates spent time at their chosen topic tables discussing challenges and issues whilst enjoying a glass of champagne. Topics for discussion included:
1. Disposal options
2. Public perception and planning issues
3. Improving NORM awareness
4. Maintenance of contaminated equipment

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Who has attended the NORM North America Conferences?

Delegate Breakdown

What did delegates from NORM North America think of our event?

"A conference such as this one helps the HSE department to more efficiently navigate the latest technology and regulations"
E Philley
Key Energy
"Informative and eye-opening"
C Moore

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(updated 27 October 2014)


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