Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: Key Considerations and Practical Insights into Recognized Environmental Conditions

There are several factors should be taken into consideration when evaluating recognized environmental conditions (RECs) during a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA). RECs are found on industrial and commercial properties for a variety of causes. This webinar will dive into what is evaluated to determine RECs, their potential causes, [...]

By |2023-05-24T09:16:31-04:00May 24, 2023||0 Comments

Understanding Soil Management Plans

Cleaning up contaminated properties can take a long time and be a great expense. In most cases, conducting a completely “clean” cleanup is not always feasible and can be cost-prohibitive. As a result, risk-based closures are becoming more common, which means residual contamination remains behind and environmental restrictions are applied [...]

By |2023-05-23T09:18:05-04:00March 10, 2023||0 Comments

Remediation Meets Sustainability – Looking Towards Brownfields Re-Use

Remediation of soil and groundwater, and more generally, re-use of Brownfields, has come a long way over the last 40 years since the introduction of the various State and Federal cleanup programs. Cleanups have gone from excavating soil and pumping & treating groundwater, to advanced in-situ chemical, biological, and mechanical/electrical [...]

By |2023-03-01T11:21:28-05:00March 1, 2023||0 Comments

Is There A Difference Between Ohio EPA VAP and Other Environmental Due Diligence Tools?

Are you considering purchasing a commercial or industrial property that may have environmental contamination? It is critical to consult with a qualified team that can provide you with a full evaluation of risks that typically accompany the purchase and redevelopment or reuse of the contaminated property. Learning the difference between [...]

By |2022-12-20T16:13:37-05:00December 20, 2022||0 Comments

ProUCL As An Environmental Statistics Tool

ProUCL, a statistical software package developed by the USEPA, is a very powerful tool for evaluating environmental datasets. This webinar will discuss the applicability of ProUCL to environmental datasets, including its use in establishing background levels, determining exposure point concentrations, evaluating trends in monitoring well datasets over time, determining outliers [...]

By |2022-12-20T16:10:04-05:00December 20, 2022||0 Comments

PFAS – Looking To The Future

What do non-stick coated pans, waterproof fabrics, oil-resistant food packaging, stain-resistant materials, and fire-fighting foam all have in common?  They all potentially contain fluorinated compounds, and more specifically, are made with a suite of specialty chemicals called Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOAs).   PFOS and PFOAs both are fluorinated [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:49:36-04:00October 12, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Negotiating On-Site Access For Vapor Intrusion

Vapor Intrusion (“VI”), or the migration of contaminant vapors from soil and groundwater into overlying structures, has been a significant topic in the environmental world for over 20 years.  Common contaminants associated with VI are volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which include gasoline constituents, such as benzene, and industrial degreasing and [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:51:27-04:00October 3, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Environmental Ethics: How Does Your Ethical Yardstick Measure Up?

How do you as an individual know what is right and what is wrong? How do we as a society determine what is moral? Where are those individual and/or societal lessons learned? The concepts of right and wrong have been debated for centuries and continue to this day. To improve [...]

By |2022-01-31T14:36:41-05:00January 31, 2022|News|0 Comments

#LookbackFriday: Environmental Edition

Several of the most popular social media trends to recently sweep social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all have a common theme – looking back at the past and comparing it to today. Challenges like “10 Year Challenge!” “How it Went…How It’s Going” or “#LookbackFriday” are interesting to [...]

By |2022-01-31T10:43:31-05:00January 31, 2022|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments
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