STAR: In Situ Case Studies

Regulatory Site Closure for Coal Tar-Impacted Soils at a Former Industrial Site in New Jersey

The STAR technology was applied as the primary remedy to achieve regulatory closure at a 37-acre former industrial facility in Newark, NJ.

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Treatment of Coal Tar and Creosote at a Former Manufacturing Facility in Washington

The subject site is a 22-acre former creosote manufacturing facility in Washington with coal tar and creosote contamination present.

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Treatment of Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Impacted Soils at a Former Waste Oil Refinery in Taiwan

The subject site is a former waste oil refinery located in a mixed use industrial, commercial, and residential area of Chia-Yi, Taiwan.

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Treatment of Navy Special Fuel Oil (NSFO) Contamination at a Naval Facility in Virginia

NSFO impacted a highly heterogeneous medium- to fine-grained sand with varying amounts of silt, coarse sand, and clay around a former tank farm.

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Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons at a Former Refinery in Michigan

A mixture of Gasoline Range Organic (GRO) and Diesel Range Organic (DRO) compounds have impacted a fine to very fine sand aquifer

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Smoldering Combustion Treatment of PFAS-Impacted Materials for SERDP Project Number: ER18-1593

A study for the Strategic Environmental Research Program (SERDP) explored the application of STAR to treat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS).

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Treatment of Coal Tar, LNAPL, and DNAPL at a Former Manufactured Gas Plant in Michigan

A STAR test involving a four-well ignition/air injection system was used to evaluate key full-scale design parameters.

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Savron is Developing Innovative Treatment Options for PFAS and Biosolids

Savron continues to develop innovative applications of smoldering combustion. STAR shows promise for managing PFAS and biosolids.

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Savron’s Innovation Has Been Recognized with Significant Industry Awards

Savron projects have won numerous industry prizes for innovation. Learn more about these key Savron projects.

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STARx: Ex Situ Case Studies

Full-scale STARx (Ex Situ) for Oil-Water Separator Sludge and Oil-Impacted Soils at a Terminal Facility in Southeast Asia

Six modular Hottpad™ units with heating elements and an air distribution system supported the smoldering combustion reaction.

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STARx Hottpad™ Systems and Capabilities for the Treatment of Contaminated Soils and Organic Wastes

STARx Hottpad™ systems use smoldering combustion for the treatment of contaminated soils and organic wastes.

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STARx (Ex Situ) Hottpad™ for Treating an Oil Sludge Sludge Disposal and Brick Manufacturing Facility in China

Pilot test to assess the treatment of various sources of oil sludge waste and a stockpile of oil-covered bags generated as a waste stream.

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STARx (Ex Situ) Hottpad™ for Oil-Impacted Soil (OIS) at an Active Oil Field in Southeast Asia

A STARx test was conducted to assess the range of soils that could be treated via smoldering combustion.

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Smoldering Combustion Treatment of PFAS-Impacted Materials for SERDP Project Number: ER18-1593

A study for the Strategic Environmental Research Program (SERDP) explored the application of STAR to treat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS).

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STARx (Ex Situ) Hottpad™ for Contaminated Soils at a Former Base Oil and Lubricant Blending Plant in Taiwan

A STARx Hottpad™ pilot test was conducted to treat petroleum hydrocarbon-impacted soil using two Hottpad™ units.

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WWTP Sludge and Other Organic Waste Treatment Applicability and Development

Ex situ smoldering combustion (STARx) can treat organic wastes, including sludges from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and industry.

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Savron is Developing Innovative Treatment Options for PFAS and Biosolids

Savron continues to develop innovative applications of smoldering combustion. STAR shows promise for managing PFAS and biosolids.

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Savron’s Innovation Has Been Recognized with Significant Industry Awards

Savron projects have won numerous industry prizes for innovation. Learn more about these key Savron projects.

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Our remediation solutions are based on Savron’s patented technology: an energy-efficient self-sustaining smoldering combustion process that captures and recycles the energy released from hazardous materials to destroy them in an effective, controllable, and safe manner.
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