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Presenter: Subijoy Dutta, PE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Arlington, VA

Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/Courthouse Plaza
1333 North Courthouse Road
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-528-4444

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 5:00 pm

Waste Categories – Municipal and Industrial

   What is waste and why?
      • Categorization of waste
      • Regulatory background
   Municipal waste
      • Recognizing waste types 
           Source of waste
           Types of waste
   Industrial waste
      • Waste characteristics
      • Visual observations
      • Personal protection needs
      • How to handle industrial/hazardous waste?

Overview of Waste Treatment Process

   Site remediation process
      • Overview of the general process
           Site assessments and investigations
           Risk to human health and the environment
           Site characterization
           Development and screening of alternatives
           Remedial design/remedial action
           Operation and maintenance
           Closure and post-closure care

Treatment Technologies for Hazardous and Municipal Waste

   Municipal waste treatment/beneficial use options
   Hazardous waste treatment/reuse
   Cross-media transfer issues
   Groundwater treatment technologies
   Treatment technologies for soil, sediments and sludge

Detail Scope, Applicability and Efficacy of Available Technologies

   Containment technologies
   Soil washing
   Thermal treatment
   Vapor extraction
   Bio/phyto remediation
   Waste-to-energy technologies
   Other physical chemical/upcoming technologies

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Geologists/Geoscientists

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public. It offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Virginia.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to Virginia geologists. It may qualify for continuing education credit in other states. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Subijoy Dutta, PE

Executive Director/Proprietor, S&M Engineering, LLC, a Maryland Corporation with a registered office in Kolkata and affiliate offices in Pune and Mumbai India

For the past few years, Mr. Dutta has been working on several water treatment projects in US and India. Each of these projects involved innovative technologies for removing high levels of contaminants in water from industrial operations. He is currently working as a lead consultantfor a municipal water supply project involving an innovative groundwater treatment system. Mr. Dutta has designed several wetland-based treatment systems in India for contaminant removal in an effort to cleanup rivers and lakes. He worked on two superfund sites (B 3001 and Soldier Creek) remediation projects including design and implementation. Mr. Dutta was the primary author of EPA’s best management practices (BMPs) for soil treatment technologies. He coauthored EPA’s landfill cover guidance. Mr. Dutta worked as a senior environmental engineer for USEPA in their solid and hazardous waste management program for 20 years. He coordinates with EPA routinely on various projects involving contaminant standards and changes in regulatory requirements. Mr. Dutta provides volunteer time and resources towards protection and restoration of rivers in US, India, China, Philippines and Nepal through Rivers of the World Foundation, a charitable (501(c)3) organization, which he co-founded in 2009.

Mr. Dutta is the author of Environmental Treatment Technologies for Hazardous and Medical Wastes – Remedial Scope and Efficacy, published in March 2002 by Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, and he is the coauthor of Sustainable Mining Practices – A Global Perspective, published July 2005 by Balkema Publishers (now a subsidiary Francis & Taylor Group, UK), with Dr. Raj Rajaram, and Dr. K. Prarameswaram.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.