Ohio’s Cessation of Regulated Operations Program

Abandoned sites can be damaging to the environment and can lead to expensive cleanups. Take for example the former Dayton Tire and Rubber Facility. In 1987, vandals entered the closed tire and rubber plant to recover salvageable materials. While removing copper cores from electric transformers remaining at the facility, the [...]

By |2022-04-29T12:57:52-04:00April 29, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Vapor Intrusion – Beware of Biased Results

Vapor Intrusion, or “VI” occurs when there is migration of vapor-forming chemicals from any subsurface source into an overlying building, negatively effecting the quality of the indoor air. VI quickly became and has continued to be a hot button topic for the environmental consulting field. This is due to the [...]

By |2022-09-30T10:54:15-04:00April 25, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Closure – What Does It Mean?

Closure is generally defined as the point of the project where no additional investigation or remediation activities are required and the regulatory agency has provided a letter to that effect.  It is the point in the project that all responsible parties want to achieve, and in most cases, must achieve, preferably [...]

By |2021-11-22T16:29:41-05:00August 9, 2021|News|0 Comments

Closure: We All Strive For It, But What Does It Really Mean?

The word “closure” has many meanings in the English language, including the more general - “a condition of being closed”, and the more ethereal - “an often comforting or satisfying sense of finality, or something that provides such a sense” (Merriam-Webster).  In the environmental world, closure can have a similar [...]

By |2020-08-11T14:22:06-04:00July 27, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Does a Landfill Ever Really Close?

Do you or a friend own or operate a landfill?  Is your landfill near the end of its “Post-Closure Care” period?  If so, you are not alone. August Mack has received a number of requests from responsible parties that have one or more landfills that are approaching the end of [...]

By |2020-08-11T16:13:58-04:00February 19, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments
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