PHILADELPHIA, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today that its soil and groundwater remediation technologies will be featured in more than 50 professional papers and poster sessions being presented at the upcoming International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. The signature conference, organized by Battelle, attracts more than 1,600 scientists, engineers, regulators, and other environmental professionals. The attendees represent universities, government site management and regulatory agencies, and R&D and manufacturing firms from more than 26 counties around the world.
The technical sessions and poster presentations address remediation of soil and groundwater impacted with a variety of chlorinated and other recalcitrant compounds at industrial and military sites. The featured FMC products, field tests and case studies cover several key areas of in situ and ex-situ site remediation including in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) and in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) for source zone and plume treatment, bioremediation of soil containing pesticides, and removal of heavy metals.
"We are delighted that our customers and partners see the value of highlighting our solutions at this signature industry event," said Alan Seech, director of Soil & Groundwater Remediation, FMC Environmental Solutions Division. "We all share the same goal of bringing environmental professionals the latest information as our industry continues to help solve the difficult challenges posed by chlorinated and recalcitrant compounds."FMC's soil and groundwater solutions are part of FMC's Environmental Solutions Division. Launched in May, the new division integrates the company's portfolio of proprietary products and specialty solutions that prevent or remediate contamination of air, soil and water. The launch of the division marks an increased focus and investment in the growing multi-billion dollar global market for cost-sustainable and environmentally-friendly solutions in remediation and pollution prevention.