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What’s the Best Environmental Drilling Technology for My Project?

How do you select the best environmental drilling technology for monitoring well and soil sampling? Here’s an overview of applications and advantages of six common drilling methods.

4 Strategies in Environmental Remediation: A Case Study in CERCLA and RCRA Processes Including Closure and Delisting

Remedial investigations and cleanup actions at federal and state hazardous waste sites are a complex, lengthy, and expensive endeavor. Environmental, Health, and Safety Managers can’t afford to go it alone.  By working with a team of experienced environmental consultants, responsible parties can proactively manage their risk, reduce long-term liability, and control the cost of environmental …

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Four Issues Unique to the Environmental Protection of Native Lands 

Native land matters are complicated and unique, especially when it comes to environmental protection.  It’s difficult to find environmental consultants who can navigate the complex regulatory framework while protecting the interests of the tribe.  Environmental investigation and remediation activities at culturally significant project locations require an added level of discriminating and subtle effort that only …

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What Stakeholders Should Know About Upcoming PFAS Regulations

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances are a large family of thousands of chemicals consisting of varying degrees of chemical properties and potential risks to human health. PFAS’s persistence in the environment is due to widespread use in industrial processes, firefighting foams, and consumer products. Toxicological studies within the last decade have raised concerns regarding PFAS …

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Why Securing Water Resources is an Urgent Priority for Land Development

The southwestern U.S. is facing a dire water crisis. Yet, the pace of recent land development in the region has drastically increased. Real estate investors, land developers, ranchers, farmers, urban planners, and other large groundwater users are urgently working to secure water resources for long term stability.  Where does that leave you?  In this blog, …

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Considering Heterogeneity in Site Characterization and Remedy Design

Subsurface site conditions are complex. When it comes to environmental remediation, understanding the hydrogeologic conditions is critical in achieving effective remediation and regulatory compliance.  In this blog, Principal Hydrogeologist Dr. Leo Leonhart explains how heterogeneity impacts site characterization and remedy design.   What is Heterogeneity? We celebrate diversity in such contexts as cultural diversity, species diversity, …

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