Environmental Considerations with Land Use Redevelopment

The range of land use in the United States is extensive, varying from agricultural land use to heavy industrial use. Not only do environmental considerations arise when redeveloping a Brownfields site, they must also be taken into account in nearly all redevelopment scenarios whether it is agricultural to residential or [...]

By |2022-08-25T14:07:38-04:00April 29, 2022|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

Why All the Fuss About Mold?

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, [...]

By |2022-09-01T13:02:03-04:00November 22, 2021|Building Sciences, News|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

Electric Resistance Heating (ERH) Remediation Case Study

Environmental remediation approaches can vary widely for different projects.  Based on several factors (potential contaminants, exposure pathways, lithology at the Site, neighboring properties, project stakeholder risk tolerances, timing goals, etc.), there are numerous remediation alternatives to explore.  Does the Site require active remediation such as excavation and off-Site disposal or [...]

By |2021-04-16T08:16:26-04:00February 3, 2021|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Use of Institutional Controls to Facilitate Site Closure

Historically, the use of Institutional Controls (ICs) was associated with large, complex sites involved in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleanup programs, such as Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action and Superfund.  The ICs were commonly used in conjunction with removal actions, soil and groundwater remediation, and risk [...]

By |2020-11-02T10:42:04-05:00September 30, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-08-11T15:44:54-04:00April 21, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Creek Remediation

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 [...]

By |2022-03-25T14:57:16-04:00December 3, 2019|Projects, Site Closure|0 Comments

Electrical Resistive Heating

August Mack worked on a site in Indiana that is currently enrolled in the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s Voluntary Remediation Program. This 0.25 acre site has a 2,600-square-foot commercial building that is currently occupied by a dry cleaning business. Solvent impacts of concern at the site include Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) [...]

By |2020-08-11T16:07:24-04:00December 3, 2019|Projects, Site Closure|0 Comments
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