2002 Editorial Index

Aboveground and Underground Storage Tanks

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind (Proposed legislation seeks to prevent groundwater contamination from leaking USTs), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, July-August '02, p. 42.

Air Pollution Control and Monitoring

Burning Questions (Catalytic Oxidation Q and A), By Richard Cooley, M.Ch.E., February '02, p. 12.

Mercury Control Issues (Determining whether existing control technology can meet future regulations for controlling mercury emissions from electric utility boilers), By Carl V. Weilert, Douglas Randall and Melissa Hagan, March '02, p. 54.

Avoiding Oxidizer Blues (A guide to selecting the right technology to control hazardous air pollutants at your facility), By Henry C. Arrest and Chuck Satterfield, July-August '02, p. 28.

Dirty Air Down Under (Advanced Australian software yields new insights in airshed quality), By Aaron Wiegand, PhD, October '02, p. 22.


Is It Really Clean? (Finding clean fill material to replace contaminated soils at brownfields sites can be a challenge), By Thomas E. Jamrock, February '02, p. 26.

The Brownfield Challenge (Realizing the potential of these properties requires accurate assessment of environmental contamination and appropriate remediation), By R. Mazbool Quadir, PE, March '02, p. 34.

Business Trends and Strategies

Brighter Days Ahead (Improvements in the U.S. economic outlook), by Angela Neville, JD, REM, January '02, p. 6.

Highs and Lows Across the Industry (From increased security measures to membrane technology, our executives predict environmental trends in 2002), Compiled by Jason Hensel, January '02, p. 12.

Synchronicity (Formulating an integrated disclosure strategy), By Richard MacLean, January '02, p. 36.

Shifting Gears (Moving from resource management to resource strategy), By Richard MacLean, February '02, p. 38.

Uncovering Dirty Secrets (Governance is essential but can be a career risk if not done right), Richard MacLean, May '02, p. 12.

Eco-Friendly and Fuzzy (Eco-friendly terms can create unintended consequences when used in company statements to the public), By Richard MacLean, June '02, p. 22.

Water Deals -- and Others -- Start to Flow Again (The rate of mergers and acquisitions in the environmental industry is accelerating), By Steve Maxwell, June '02, p. 26.

Governance Questions (The questions executive management may ask you), By Richard MacLean, July-August '02, p. 12.

The Sum of All Figures (Metrics that matter to top executives), By Richard MacLean, September '02, p. 12.

Greening the Big Apple (Benchmarking with New York City's Con Edison), By Richard MacLean, October '02, p. 12.

Brown Bricks (Often it's an individual rather than "the system" that holds back progress), By Richard MacLean, November-December '02, p. 12.

Clean Air Act Compliance

An Aerial View of 2002 (Top issues in air quality management), By Bill S. Forcade, JD, January '02, p. 16.

What Lies Ahead (Climate change and visibility-related issues for 2002), By Pat Delamater, February '02, p. 30.

Do As I Do (Proven strategies for implementing a successful Title V permit program), By Dino Binoldo II, March '02, p. 26.

New Source Review Reforms: One Step Forward or Two Back (An overview of the debate concerning EPA's proposed NSR reforms), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, April '02, p. 6.

Getting a Head Start (Facilities should start reducing hazardous air emissions now to prepare for the proposed multi-pollutant trading program), By Peter Zaborowsky, April '02, p. 26.

Compliance and Enforcement Issues

Going for the Gold (An overview of EPA's Project XL and EPA's National Environmental Performance Track), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, February '02, p. 6.

EPA Enforcement Trend: From Fist to Helping Hand (EPA's new focus on helping stakeholders with their compliance efforts), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, March '02, p. 6.

Minding Your "P"s and Cues (Environmental audits for compliance and conformance), By Valcar Bowman, PhD, REM, CEA, March '02, p. 30.

Climbing Compliance Costs (Stricter chemical regulations will have significant business implications for many businesses), By Lucy H. Fraiser, PhD, DABT, June '02, p. 56.

Drinking Water Treatment

Watch Your Glass (Detecting chemical contaminants in drinking water using bacteria-based biosensors), By Anthony Bullich, PhD, and Robert Ferguson, March '02, p. 43.

Out of the Dark (UV disinfection lights up municipal drinking water treatment systems), By Hu Fleming, PhD, March '02, p. 46.

MTBE: A Four Letter Word in Water Pollution (Activated carbon is proving successful in removing this stubborn contaminant from drinking water supplies), By Andy McClure and Neal Megonnell, October '02, p. 37.


Extra Credit (Overcoming the challenge of science education with solutions for the environmental science classroom), By Anthony J. Sadar, CCM, September '02, p. 47.

Emergency Preparedness and Response

The Hidden Enemy (The focus on developing biological warfare detection technologies and new methods of decontamination), By Lisa Rademakers, March '02, p. 20.

Invitation to Environmental Disaster (Preparing to deal with a terrorist incident occurring in your area of responsibility), By James P. Zeigler, PhD, May '02, p. 19.

Enviroterrorism: A Long-Range View (An overview of issues related to environmental regulations as we attempt to deal with possible future terrorist events), By Joseph F. Guida, JD, September '02, p. 25.

Environmental Risk Communication (Communication issues related to dealing with possible future emergencies), By Mark D. Abkowitz, PhD, November-December '02, p. 44.

Endangered Species Act

Listening to the Land (Examining the different viewpoints related to the ESA), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, November-December '02, p. 6.

Energy Issues

When the Lights Go Out (How power outages cause real time environmental issues and how to manage them), By Michael R. Harris, MSL, JD, January '02, p. 32.

Partisan Politics Fuel Energy Debate (An overview of the status of the proposed Energy Policy Act of 2002), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, June '02, p. 6.

Energy and the Emerging PBT Focus (Growing health concerns about persistent bioaccumulative toxics that are produced from the combustion of coal, wood, oil and vehicle fuels), John R. Menkedick, June '02, p. 30.

A Working Environment (Addressing climate change while protecting workers and the economy), By Andrew J. Hoerner, JD, and Barry Phelps, MA, MPA, June '02, p. 36.

Environmental Conferences

It's a Bird?It's a Whale?It's AIHCE! (The 2002 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition), Compiled by Jason Hensel, May '02, p. 16.

Launching AWMA 2002 (The Air and Waste Management Association's annual conference takes place in Baltimore this year), By Lisa Rademakers, June '02, p. 60.

WEFTEC 2002 (The Water Environment Federation's annual conference takes place in Chicago this year), By Jason Hensel, September '02, p. 34.

Environmental Profession

Dirty Secrets (The Enron debacle may prompt a reexamination of EHS governance), By Richard MacLean, March '02, p. 12.

Moving On (Mergers and acquisitions in the environmental industry continue despite the slower economy), Steve Maxwell, March '02, p. 16.

The Big Picture (Adding the strategy to strategic EHS planning), By Richard MacLean, April '02, p. 12.

Our 2002 Salary Survey: How Much Green? (Your views on the environmental job market, the role of minorities and women in the industry and other trends) By Jason Hensel, July-August '02, p. 18.

Environmental Site Assessments

The Evolution of Remote Sensing (Hyperspectral imaging is employed in ESAs to detect and identify contaminated areas), By H. Thomas Howard, JD, Karon H. Pacifici, REM, and Joseph A. Pacifici, PhD, April '02, p. 28.

Facilities of the Year

Winning Strategies (Smart moves by our five Facilities of the Year winners are helping both their companies' bottom lines and the environment), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, November-December '02, p. 16.


2002 Buyer's Guide, March '02, p. 83.

2002 Software Guide, April '02, p. 17.

2002 Consultants Guide, November-December 2002, p. 21

Hazardous Materials Management

Hazardous Waste Shipping Containers (How to be sure your steel drum is properly rated), By William R. Hannak, February '02, p. 34.

Halting the Legacy (An innovative proprietary process is being used to treat mixed waste composed of both low-level radioactive waste and hazardous waste), By Louis F. Centofanti, September '02, p. 30.

A New Partnership for Handling Medical Waste (Building capacity for management of waste produced by Asian health care facilities), By Amelie Van Den Bos and Alex Izadpanah, October '02, p. 26.

Indoor Air Quality

Fungal Frenzy: Molding New Public Policy (The impact of toxic mold on owners of residential and commercial property), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, May '02, p. 6.

IAQ Problem Solving (An overview of successful techniques for improving indoor air quality), By Charles Cook and David McDaniel, May '02, p. 24.

Breathe Easy (Curable polymeric surfactant infused substrates protect workers and industrial equipment by removing oil mist and organic vapors), By Kirk Abbott and Hal Alper, June '02, p. 48.


Environmental Insurance: The Fat Lady Has Not Yet Sung (An update on the "pollution exclusion" defense in relation to environmental insurance claims), By William G. Passannante, JD, M. Christina Ricarte, JD, and Jonathan O. Baur, JD, June '02, p. 66.

ISO 14000 and Environmental Management Systems

Paving the Way for Wider Acceptance (Applying an integrated EMS to deal with environmental issues and business decisions more proactively), By John Bridges, REM, CHMM, February '02, p. 18.

Bottom Line Benefits (EMSs achieve cost cuts by focusing on energy efficiency and other goals), By Denise Wecker-Seipke, May '02, p. 36.

International Environmental Issues

The New Silk Road (Numerous new business opportunities for U.S. companies in China), By Dayton J. Carpenter, JD, April '02, p. 42.

Great Expectations (The argument for promoting Western environmental technologies in developing nations), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, October '02, p. 6.

Reaching New Markets (North American companies are successfully exporting environmental technology worldwide), By Brennan Van Dyke, October '02, p. 18.

Mobile Sources (Automobiles)

The Great Race (Automakers speed into the future with hybrid-vehicles and fuel cell vehicles), By Gary Gray, November-December '02, p. 40.

Municipal Nonhazardous Waste

Waste Investment (Capitalizing on forgotten resources found in municipal nonhazardous waste), By H. Troy Stuckey, PhD, and Paul F, Hudak, PhD, March '02, p 60.

Doing Double Duty (Waste to energy power production offers a new source of energy and means of disposing of municipal refuse), By Brad Buecker, July-August '02, p. 38.

Odor Abatement

Taming Sewer Smells (Biological malodor production and control in sewer systems), By Michael H. Gerardi, September '02, p. 18.

Odors -- Let Nature Finish the Job (Innovations in biofilters now allow them to handle a wider range of odorous compounds), By Loren G. Garner, PE, September '02, p. 37.


Re-engineering the Corps (An overview about the debate concerning reforming the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, September '02, p. 6.


Here and Now (Ambient air monitoring in the field can provide immediate data about contaminants and speed up cleanups), By Peter Ebersold and Wendy Young, PhD, May '02, p. 28.

A New Slant on Drilling (Comparing horizontal wells vs. vertical wells for subsurface remediation), By Bradley C. Parish, CGWP, and Louis B. Fournier, PhD, May '02, p. 32.

Rushing Remediation (Cometabolic bioremediation accelerates natural degradation of groundwater and soil contaminants), By Peter A. Vandenbergh, PhD, and Mike Saul, June '02, p. 43.

Setting the Stage (Tips for handling public meetings concerning off-site releases of contaminants), By Samuel W. Butcher and Todd H. Dresser, June '02, p. 64.

Getting a Direct Push (Groundwater monitoring is advancing due to a new technology for sampling and installing monitoring wells), By Wesley McCall, RG, September '02, p. 49.

Resource Conservation Recovery Act

Cleaning Up Its Act (2002 promises increased focus on brownfield development in RCRA, alongside proposed reforms), By Truly F. Bracken, JD, January '02, p. 22.

Stormwater Management

The Scoop on NPDES Permits (A useful guide for dealing with the stormwater management permit program), By Johnny Barron, REM, EIT, October '02, p. 32.

Stormwater Management Solutions (Technology and regulation combine to protect the environment), By Bryan A. Coppes and Robert LeMire, November-December '02, p. 33.

Sustainable Development

World Summit 2002: Out of Africa (An overview of the international conference on sustainable development), By Angela Neville, JD, REM, July-August '02, p. 6.

Wastewater Treatment

Microbial Muscle (An overview of a new biological system used for oil water treatment and reclamation), By David Laughlin and Dan Ayres, PG, July-August '02, p. 34.

No Restrictions (Hydrocarbon removal matrix technology protects ion exchange beds and other water polishing technologies from oily organics and solvents), By Kirk Abbott, September '02, p. 41.

Water Quality

Turbulent Waters (As the demand for water increases due to population and industrial growth, so will the need to better manage the nation's water), By Andrew Seidel, January '02, p. 26.

Water Reuse: Reclaiming a Finite Resource (Water recycling is proving to be an economical and safe way to meet our water needs), By Paul Hersch, February '02, p. 22.


Taking Wetland Mitigation to the Bank (An overview comparing types of mitigation banks used to prevent net wetlands loss), Matt Pillard, AICP, April '02, p. 37.


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This article originally appeared in the January/February 2003 issue of Environmental Protection, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 43.

This article originally appeared in the 01/01/2003 issue of Environmental Protection.

About the Author

Katy Makeig is president of Waste Science Inc., Rockville, MD.

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