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Pre-Renovation Asbestos Inspection

August Mack was retained by a national architecture firm in order to perform asbestos-containing material (ACM) inspections in nine buildings. These inspections were conducted within university campus buildings that were slated for renovation as part of an energy efficiency initiative. The inspections involved a thorough preemptive walk-through to visually identify potential ACMs in the areas … more »

Spice Up Your Life with Remediation Techniques

Remediation techniques designed to clean-up contaminated soil and groundwater have evolved since promulgation of regulations associated with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) in the 1970s and 1980s. There are now so many choices to consider when determining the “right” way to address contamination, … more »

Make Change Good: Using eCAP® to Manage Personnel Changes

A valued member of your environmental, health and safety (EH&S) team is out for extended leave, leaves unexpectedly or their position is eliminated as part of a company-wide reorganization. You fill the position and train the new EH&S person only to have them leave after only six months and now you must start all over … more »

The Case for Sustainability

In an internet search for the term “Sustainability” you will find an abundance of topics many of us are familiar with, such as solar cells, wind turbines, zero-emission vehicles, and similar “green” topics.  Is “sustainability” just a buzz word that makes people feel good or does it have real value for business?  Sustainability has been … more »

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