SURF Meetings:

SURF 27 – November 11-12, 2014 at University of Michigan

SURF 28 – February 24-26, 2015 in Washington, DC


See details in the SURF News.


SURF welcomes its newest student chapter:  University of Illinois at Chicago!

If you are interested in starting a student chapter at your school, contact SURF or review the 'How-To' guidance; it is also linked on the Membership Application page.

The Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF) promotes the use of sustainable practices during the investigation, construction, remediation, redevelopment, and monitoring of environmental cleanup sites, with the objective of balancing economic viability, conservation of natural resources and biodiversity, and the enhancement of the quality of life in surrounding communities.

Upcoming Meeting:

SURF 27: Sustainability in Action
November 11-12, 2014
University of Michigan

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  • Panel discussion with RACER Trust (Grant Trigger) and the Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality (Kevin Lund)
  • Presentations from EPA Region 5 (Brad Bradley) and Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources (Jennifer Borski)
  • A Look at PG&E's Sustainable Remediation Program and a Hinkley, California Case Study
  • For more information, click "SURF meetings" to the right.


Current Newsletter:

SURF Newsletter vol.5, no.1, Summer 2014


Request for Sustainable Remediation Case Studies:

Help SURF catalogue case studies that demonstrate sustainable remediation implementation and exemplify the nexus of environmental, social, and economic aspects of a project.

If you have been involved in a project that incorporates elements of sustainable remediation, please consider preparing a case study for submittal to SURF’s Technical Initiative team.

For a copy of SURF’s case study template ==> click here

Completed case studies and questions about the initiative may be directed to the CSI team at

Please note that case studies with “green washing” or strong commercial messages will not be accepted by SURF.





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