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Residuals and Biosolids 2011

Session 1: Planning & Permitting Biosolids Projects

Identifying, Then Predicting, Biosolids Loadings for DC Water's Biosolids Management Program …No Small Task!
pp. 1-25(25)
Authors: Marr, Donald; Fong, Mary; Peot, Chris; Murthy, Sudhir

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Building and Correlating Process & Cost Models to Support A Major Biosolids Management Program
pp. 26-43(18)
Authors: Cooper, Alan; Benson, Len; Adebo, Olu; Bailey, Walt; Kasirga, Ersin

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Air Quality Permitting of New DC Water Biosolids Projects
pp. 44-57(14)
Authors: Kasirga, Ersin; Bailey, Walter; Peot, Chris

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The New Solids Processing Design and Management Manual Has Arrived-Almost
pp. 58-61(4)
Authors: Shea, Timothy G.; Moore, Michael D.

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Using Focus Groups to Clarify Perceptions of Capital Infrastructure Projects the St. Louis MSD Experience
pp. 62-74(13)
Authors: Scanlan, Patricia; Roberts, Steve; Ratzki, Tom; Perkins, Jessica

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Design Build after the Sell: The Mechanics
pp. 75-86(12)
Authors: Daily, John; Dandach, Diala; Kharkar, Salil; Braswell, Phil

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Biosolids and Energy Evaluation at Post Point Treatment Plant
pp. 87-92(6)
Authors: Parry, David L.; Vandenburgh, Scott; Bateman, Larry

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Session 2: Thickening and Dewatering

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Automation of GBMSD's Gravity Belt Thickeners
pp. 119-124(6)
Authors: Bartel, Bruce; Qualls, Nathan

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High Solids Centrifuges Vs. Plate and Frame Filter Presses: Lessons Learned After 5 Years of Operation at Fairfax County's Noman M. Cole, Jr. Pollution Control Plant
pp. 125-140(16)
Authors: Brooks, Patrick; Longerbeam, Chuck; McGrath, Mike; Motsch, Sarah; Maloney, Elizabeth

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Integrating Electro-Dewatering into Advanced Biosolids Processing Where Does It Make Sense?
pp. 141-153(13)
Authors: Eschborn, Ralph; Abu-Orf, Mohammad; Sarrazin-Sullivan, Dany

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Biosolids Conditioning With Hydrodynamic Cavitation Part II: an Extended Pilot Scale Evaluation
pp. 154-169(16)
Authors: Nicholas, David; Vella, Philip; Desmottes, Christophe; Mehta, Sunil

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Session 3: Biosolids Land Application and Nutrient Recovery

Characterizing Human Health Risks Associated with Biosolids Land Application Practices
pp. 187-196(10)
Authors: McFarland, Michael J.; Kumarsamy, Karthik; Brobst, Robert B; Hais, Alan; Schmitz, Mark D.

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Evaluating Management Options for Improving Cost-Effectiveness at METROGRO Farm
pp. 197-214(18)
Authors: Crews, Nikki A.; Mitchell, Bryan W.; Wilson, Steve

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Preliminary Design and Process Control of the City of Richmond, VA Primary Solids Fermentation Facility to Optimize Resource Recovery and Methanol Offset
pp. 215-227(13)
Authors: Zuravnsky, Lauren; Watson, Clair; Whitehurst, Eric; Wilson, Christopher; Cronin, Edward; Fang, Yuan

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A Green Alternative for Dissolved Nutrient Recovery in Wastewater Sidestreams
pp. 228-238(11)
Authors: Cubbage, Laurissa; Bilyk, Katya; Stone, Alan; Pitt, Paul; Flowers, Leah; Dano, John; Balzer, William; Bott, Charles; Dharas, Aynul; Britton, Ahren

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Session 4: Odor and Pathogen Control

Biosolids Regrowth, Odors and Sudden Increase in Indicator Organisms — a Mid-Term Report on the Werf “Rosi” Project
pp. 239-246(8)
Authors: Forbes, Bob; Higgins, Matt; Murthy, Sudhir; Hais, Alan; Novak, John; Meckes, Mark; Erdal, Zeynep; Garvey, Diane; Hemenway, Caroline; Muller, Chris

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Recovery of Bacteria Following Heat Treatment
pp. 247-252(6)
Authors: Boczek, Laura A.; Hoelle-Schwabach, Jill; Johnson, Clifford H.; Meckes, Mark C.; Higgins, Matthew J.; Beightol, Steven

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C:N Ratio Effect on Trichoderma Growth and its Ability to Suppress Fecal Coliform in Biosolids
pp. 253-264(12)
Authors: Ryan, Jean; Chen, Yen-Chih; Safaee-Semromi, Sahar; Hesse, William; Yankey, Wade; Murthy, Sudhir

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The Path to PFRP Approval – Two Case Studies: Alkaline and Acid
pp. 273-281(9)
Authors: Brisolara, Kari Fitzmorris; Mussari, Fred; Smith, James E.

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Session 5: Bioenergy I – FOG

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FOG and Scum on the Run: Receiving, Heating, Mixing, and Digester Feeding
pp. 304-316(13)
Authors: McGettigan, John; Schulte, G. Raymond; Schroedel, Ralph; Shiferaw, Misrak; Singh, Gurminder; Gallagher, Mike

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Implementation of a FOG Co-Digestion Program at the City of Santa Barbara
pp. 327-338(12)
Authors: Hanlon, Jon; Blischke, Joerg

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Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility Co-digestion Leads to a Sustainable Future
pp. 339-353(15)
Authors: Ostapczuk, Robert E.; Bassette, Paul C.; Bevington, George

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Session 6: Research & Development

Investigation of Sludge Reduction in the Activated Sludge System with a High Rate Short SRT Anaerobic Side-Stream Reactor
pp. 354-363(10)
Authors: Chon, Dong-Hyun; Rome, McNamara; Park, Ki-Young; Park, Chul

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Deriving More Information from Volatile Solids Data
pp. 364-380(17)
Authors: Muller, Christopher; Dursan, Derya; Merlo, Rion; Krugel, Steve; Ekster, Alex; Yerrapotu, Bhavani

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Integrating Anaerobic Digester with Liquid Stream Treatment: Modeling Approach
pp. 399-414(16)
Authors: Dursun, Derya; Jimenez, Jose; Bratby, John

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Session 7: Microconstituents

Fate of Endocrine Disruptors Following Long-Term Land Application of Class B Biosolids and Risks to Public Health
pp. 420-435(16)
Authors: Quanrud, D.; Zerzghi, H.; Leung, C.; Gerba, C.; Pepper, I.

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Microconstituents in Biosolids Treatment: A Canadian Field Study
pp. 436-456(21)
Authors: Monteith, H.D.; Dong, S.; Parker, W.J.; Metcalfe, C.D.; Sterne, L.; Thirunavukkarasu, O.S.

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Antimicrobials and Other Trace Organics in Biosolids: Effects on soil Microbial Processes and Potential for Endocrine Disruption
pp. 478-494(17)
Authors: Young, Thomas M.; Ogunyoku, Temitope; Giudice, Ben; Scow, Kate; Park, Inmyoung; Zhang, Nannan

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Session 8: Thermal Processes and EPA Incinerator Regulations

Sustainable Energy Management: Concentrating Solar Fueled Thermal Processes
pp. 498-509(12)
Authors: Whitlock, Drury; Bauer, Tim; Burrowes, Peter

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Medium-Temperature Belt Dryers for Biosolids
pp. 510-526(17)
Author: Roediger, Markus

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Developing an Organics to Energy Program: Parallel Track Approach to Maximize the Benefits
pp. 527-533(7)
Authors: Erdal, Zeynep K.; Klein, Peter; Lubben, Doug; Borghesi, John; Danko, Jo

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Session 9: Bioenergy II - Cogeneration

Biosolids Renewable Energy Project – Power Generation with Biosolids
pp. 542-561(20)
Authors: Adams, Dale; Sperl, Jennifer; Daniel, Jeff; Cook, Tom; Chipman, Selah; Carr, Scott; McIntosh, Travis; Charnas, Cody; Sulzen, Lance; Mech, Peter; Brown, Ed; Sirois, Roger

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Gas Turbines: A Good Fit for WWTP Heat and Power Systems?
pp. 562-583(22)
Authors: Krill, William; Schettler, Jim

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Fueling Combined Heat and Power: EPA and WERF Initiatives and Case Studies
pp. 584-602(19)
Authors: Wiser, Jason; Schettler, James; Willis, John; Bastian, Bob; Fillmore, Lauren

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Evaluation of the WERF Life Cycle Assessment Manager for Energy Recovery (LCAMER) Tool for Two Complex Facilities
pp. 603-624(22)
Authors: Surti, Jay R.; Forbes, Bob; Kabouris, John; Fillmore, Lauren

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Session 10: Stabilization Technologies

Combined Anaerobic and Aerobic Digestion: Effect on Nitrogen, Odors and Sludge Dewatering
pp. 625-636(12)
Authors: Novak, John T.; Banjade, Sarita; Murthy, Sudhir N.

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Acid-Gas Anaerobic Digestion Applying Biological and Chemical Based Acid-Phased Pretreatment
pp. 637-647(11)
Authors: Wilson, Christopher A.; Novak, John T.

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Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors (AnMBR) For WAS Digestion: Tubular Versus Hollow Fiber (HF) Membranes
pp. 648-659(12)
Authors: Dagnew, M.; Pickel, J.; Parker, W.; Seto, P.

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Impact of Substrate Feed Patterns on Solids Reduction by the Cannibal™ Process
pp. 660-673(14)
Authors: Novak, John T.; Khanthongthip, Passkorn; Doyle, Mike

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Aerobic Digester Upgrade Builds on Successful Aerobic/Anoxic and Elevated Temperature Operation
pp. 674-688(15)
Authors: Hatzigeorgiou, Marialena; Daigger, Glen; Forbes, Bob; House, Scott

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Session 11: Greenhouse Gas & Sustainability

Anaerobic Digestion at an ENR Plant: Implications for Energy, Carbon and GHG
pp. 689-696(8)
Authors: Willis, John; Murthy, Sudhir; Peot, Chris; Wett, Bernhard

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Selection of a Solids Management Plan to Meet a Sewerage District's Vision of Becoming a Leader in Sustainability
pp. 697-707(11)
Authors: Bartel, Bruce; Angoli, William; Burrowes, Peter; Desing, Bill

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Hot and Cold: Potential Impacts from Biosolids Management Options on Carbon Footprints
pp. 708-716(9)
Authors: Carpenter, Andrew; Brown, Sally; Beecher, Ned

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The Region of Waterloo's Biosolids Management Plan – Magnifying the Sustainability Lens
pp. 717-741(25)
Authors: Burrowes, Peter; Bicudo, José; Seaman, Laura; Baldwin, Sally; Serrati, Donna; Brown, Trevor

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Evaluation of Long Term Biosolids Management Alternatives for the Detroit WWTP
pp. 742-768(27)
Authors: Wester, Ben; Gelderloos, Allen; Kuplicki, Stephen; Shukla, Ramesh; Jennings, Tom

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Session 12: Thermal Processes - Incineration

Are You Burning “Non-hazardous Solid Waste”? The Impact of New MACT Regulations on SSIs
pp. 776-795(20)
Authors: Rowan, James; Kasarabada, Ajay; Hoener, Webster; Dachille, Frank; Welp, Jim; Queiroz, Gustavo

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The Greener Solution to Biosolids Incineration: Cincinnati's Switch from Multiple Hearth to Fluidized Bed Incineration
pp. 796-811(16)
Authors: Welsh, Ryan; Linn, Don; Holscher, Melissa; Reed, Scott; Rowan, Jim; Welp, Jim

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Incineration Goes Green for the Water & Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County, NC
pp. 821-837(17)
Authors: Hahn, Thomas; Keeter, Coleman; Bell, Jennifer; Forbes, Bob

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Session 13: Bioenergy III

Biogas Cogeneration System Sizing and Payback Based on Weekly Patterns of Anaerobic Digestion and Biosolids Dryer Operation
pp. 867-887(21)
Authors: Kabouris, J.C.; Forbes, R.; Shea, T.G.; Engelmann, M.; Dulaney, J.

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Biosolids to Bioenergy — New Facilities Will Build on Old Ideas
pp. 894-910(17)
Authors: Surti, Jay R.; Williams, Todd; Shea, Tim; Burrowes, Peter

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Making the Best of a Renewable Energy Resource
pp. 911-931(21)
Authors: Santha, Hari; Bettencourt, John; Long, Dave; Siekerka, Lee

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Biofuels from Wastewater: State of the Industry
pp. 932-941(10)
Authors: Turner, Nate; Craig, Dustin; Wilson, Christopher; Sarmiento, Fernando

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Session 14: Western Regional Issues

Sixteen Agencies Team to Convert Biosolids to Energy for Regional Solution
pp. 942-949(8)
Authors: Gillette, Robert; Jordan, Todd; Overacre, Rebecca; Quinn, Caroline; Shalaby, E.J.

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Managing Biosolids and Generating Renewable Power
pp. 950-957(8)
Author: Warren, Sandy

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Composting Facility Designs to Comply with Stringent Air Quality Regulations
pp. 964-972(9)
Authors: Sullivan, Michael; Malik, Ajay; Bao, Matthew

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Session 15: Success Stories

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Startup of the Green, Sustainable Codigestion Project for Johnson County, KS
pp. 984-995(12)
Authors: Gabel, Dale; Nolkemper, Doug; Pekarek, Susan; Kalis, Mike

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Predicting Screw Press Performance
pp. 996-1015(20)
Authors: Weinert, Dieter; Roediger, Markus; Schuler, Sandra

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Rapid Volume Expansion – an Investigation Into Digester Overflows and Safety
pp. 1016-1040(25)
Authors: Chapman, Thomas; Krugel, Steve

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Session 16: Hot Topic

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Summary of the 2010 BioCycle Survey of Biosolids Composting in the U.S.
pp. 1078-1083(6)
Authors: Beecher, Ned; Goldstein, Nora

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Session 17: Bioenergy IV

Controlled-Release Fertilizer from Biosolids-Energy and Greenhouse Gas Comparison with other Biosolids Management Options
pp. 1084-1102(19)
Authors: Gould, Mark; Donovan, John F.; Burnham, Jeffrey C.; Dahms, Gary L.

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Maximizing Energy Efficiency and Biogas Production: Exelys™ – Continuous Thermal Hydrolysis
pp. 1103-1116(14)
Authors: Gurieff, Nicholas; Bruus, Jacob; Hoejsgaard, Soeren; Boyd, Jason; Kline, Michele

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Moving Bioenergy Technologies From Disposal to Green Energy
pp. 1140-1158(19)
Authors: Brady, P.; Burrowes, P.; Homoki, G.; Hannah, C.

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Removing the New Orleans Municipal Incinerator Ash from the Solid Waste Arena
pp. 1159-1160(2)
Authors: Reimers, Robert S.; Murray, Norman K.; Servat, Kevin C.; Austin, Gordon C.

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Session 18: Facility Operations, Management and Planning

Local Association Assists Operators Assess Digester Foaming – Survey and Workshop Results in Solutions
pp. 1161-1168(8)
Authors: Schroedel, Ralph B.; Brochtrup, Jeff; Wirtz, Randall A.; Lecuyer, Eric

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Flood Recovery by the Book, While Writing the Book. Recovery and Start up of the Nashville Central WWTP Biosolids Facility
pp. 1169-1176(8)
Authors: Wimmer, Bob; Taylor, Ron; White, Joe; Denney, Roy; Massart, Neil; Lambert, Shannon; Qubeck, Tazio; Moore, Patrick

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Transition Development for DC Water's Biosolids Management Program
pp. 1177-1187(11)
Authors: Schafer, Perry; Bailey, Walt; Kharkar, Salil; Peot, Chris; Carr, John; Braswell, Philip; Newman, Gary; Young, Bill; Cooper, Alan

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Evaluation of Biosolids Utilization Options for the Capital Regional District, Victoria, BC
pp. 1200-1208(9)
Authors: Wilson, Steve; Devin-Clarke, Dana; Brcic, Tony

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