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Person Details: Lewis Semprini

Superfund Research Program

Lewis Semprini

Oregon State University
School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering
316H Johnson Hall
Corvallis, Oregon 97331-3212
Phone: 541-737-6895
Fax: 541-737-3099


Hazardous Waste Sites

Portland Harbor

  • Oregon State University: Identification of Remediation Technologies and Conditions that Minimize Formation of Hazardous PAH Breakdown Products at Superfund Sites




  • Schrlau J, Kramer AL, Chlebowski A, Truong L, Tanguay RL, Simonich SL, Semprini L. 2017. Formation of developmentally toxic phenanthrene metabolite mixtures by mycobacterium sp ELW1. Environ Sci Technol 51:8569-8578. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01377 PMID:28727453


  • Ennis EG, Reed RL, Dolan ME, Semprini L, Istok JD, Field JA. 2005. Reductive dechlorination of the vinyl chloride surrogate chlorofluoroethene in TCE-contaminated groundwater. Environ Sci Technol 39(17):6777-6785. PMID:16190239


  • Hageman KJ, Field JA, Istok JD, Semprini L. 2004. Quantifying the effects of fumarate on in situ reductive dechlorination rates. J Contam Hydrol 75(3-4):281-296. PMID:15610903
  • Pon G, Semprini L. 2004. Anaerobic reductive dechlorination of 1-chloro-1-fluoroethene to track the transformation of vinyl chloride. Environ Sci Technol 38(24):6803-6808. PMID:15669342


  • Pon G, Hyman MR, Semprini L. 2003. Acetylene inhibition of trichloroethene and vinyl chloride reductive dechlorination. Environ Sci Technol 37(14):3181-3188. PMID:12901668
  • Pon G, Semprini L. 2003. The use of anaerobic reductive dechlorination of 1,1-cholro-fluoroethene to track the transformation of vinyl choloride. In: In Situ and On-site Bioremediation Seventh International Symposium, June 2-5. Orlando, FL.


  • Hageman KJ, Istok JD, Field JA, Buscheck TE, Semprini L. 2001. In situ anaerobic transformation of trichlorofluoroethene in trichloroethene-contaminated groundwater. Environ Sci Technol 35(9):1729-1735. PMID:11355185
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