PFAS or “per-and polyfluoryoalkyl substances” are a class of compounds (several thousand) that contain a chain of carbon and fluorine in their structure. PFAS have been used globally for over 60 years, and are still being used because of their many useful properties – they are chemically inert; resistant to [...]
Have you ever heard the phrase “ignorance is bliss”? I’m sure we all have. Unfortunately, that phrase isn’t always correct, especially when it comes to environmental and safety regulatory infractions. Setting aside the moral obligation to protect our workforce and natural resources, with documented fines reaching the million dollar mark [...]
“Do we have RECs at our facility?” Join our webinar to learn how Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Managers can ensure their facility is ready for a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment.
Molds are naturally occurring in the environment and are found almost everywhere, including indoors. However, at high concentrations, molds can affect the health of humans, especially immunocompromised or hypersensitive individuals. Exposure to molds, and the mycotoxins they produce, can lead to adverse health effects, such as fungal infections, rash, fever, [...]
Cleaning up contaminated properties can take a long time and incur great expense. In most cases, complete cleanup is not feasible and is cost prohibitive. As a result, residual contamination may remain and institutional controls, such as an environmental restrictive covenant (ERC) are applied to the property. These restrictions are [...]
August Mack and and its subsidiary collaborated to design and build an interim Measure (IM) to protect and improve a local Indianapolis waterway, Pleasant Run Creek (PRC). The primary objectives of the project were to identify, evaluate and remediate areas within a former manufactured gas plant (MGP) site that were [...]