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WEACAU-III: Workshop on Environmental Aspects of Coal Ash Uses
Complementary Session
Volcani Center ARO, Bet Dagan, Israel
May 13th, 2013
Environmental Conditions for Coal Ash Beneficial Applications to Soil
Pollutants Team Chaired by Prof. U. Mingelgrin
8:00 - 8:30 Registration, light refreshments
8:30 8:40 Opening Remarks O. Lulav, National Coal Ash Board (NCAB)
8:40 8:50 Workshop's objectives Prof. U. Mingelgrin, Volcani Center [presentation]
8:50 9:10 Trace elements in Israeli coal ash and its leachates Dr. A. Metzger, Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) [presentation]
9:10 9:40 Scientific background for proposed regulatory protocols Prof. R. Keren, ARO, Volcani Center [presentation]
More Info: Alternative monitoring procedures for coal ash and criteria for land use
9:40 10:10 Uptake of heavy metals and essential trace elements by crops grown on fly ash amended soils Dr. P. Fine, ARO, Volcani Center [presentation]
10:10 10:30 Proposed environmental conditions for coal ash application to soil (in road construction, infrastructure and agriculture) Prof. U. Mingelgrin [presentation]
More Info: Proposed environmental conditions
10:30 11:00 Break
11:00 11:20 Use of the Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework for future fly ash management decisions S. Thorneloe, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [presentation]
11:20 11:40 Development of a decision support system for applying the Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework (LEAF) to beneficial use and disposal decisions in the United States Prof. D. Kosson, Vanderbilt University, USA [presentation]
More Info: LEAF Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework
11:40 12:00 European developments in standardisation of leaching tests and their use in regulations dealing with Hazardous Waste Classification, End of Waste and beneficial use under the Construction Products Regulation Dr. H. A. van der Sloot, Hans van der Sloot Consultancy, The Netherlands [presentation]
12:00 12:15 Proposed joint research program: environmental assessment of coal ash leaching properties and beneficial use applications using LEAF Dr. N. Teutsch, GSI [presentation]
12:15 12:30 Discussion Research Partners' comments: Prof. D. Kosson; Dr. H. A. van der Sloot; Dr. P. Fine
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 14:10 Panel's comments: Questions to be considered To be led by Prof. D. Kosson: Dr. I. Zadikov, Ministry of Environmental Protection; G. Reshef, Water Authority; S. Goldberger, Ministry of Health; S. Thorneloe
14:10 15:15 Discussion
15:15 15:30 Summary of conclusions and identification of next steps