Remediation Engineering

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 …

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

treatment system optimization 1_banner

Remediation System Optimization: When Is It Time to Evaluate your Existing Remediation System?

Is your remediation system performing at its peak?  Is it costing you more than it should in operations and labor costs?  Environmental managers often struggle with tight budgets and limited resources.  Answering these questions can result in innovative solutions for improving performance and reaching site closure quickly, efficiently, and in a cost-effective way.  In this blog, Project Engineer Ross Horton offers practical …

Remediation System Optimization: When Is It Time to Evaluate your Existing Remediation System? Read More »

How to Obtain Regulatory Approval of a Monitored Natural Attenuation Remedy

Regulatory agency approval of monitored natural attenuation (MNA) as the chosen remediation method for groundwater at your contaminated site can mean a significant savings in cleanup costs.  How do you go about effectively convincing regulatory agencies that MNA is an appropriate remedy for your site?    In this blog, Senior Hydrogeologist Stacia Prazen explains how …

How to Obtain Regulatory Approval of a Monitored Natural Attenuation Remedy Read More »

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 …

What Stakeholders Should Know About Upcoming PFAS Regulations Read More »

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, …

Considering Heterogeneity in Site Characterization and Remedy Design Read More »

Environmental Remediation on Native Lands

Environmental investigations and remediation on Native lands requires a unique set of qualifications: environmental experts who understand how to navigate the complexity of environmental regulation and jurisdiction, consider cultural sensitivities and mitigate adverse impacts to cultural values and environmental resources, maintain stakeholder engagement, and promote environmental justice. A Native American tribe retained Hargis as its …

Environmental Remediation on Native Lands Read More »