Tech CornerThree Legged Stool Columbia Technologies has developed an approach to help implement the EPA triad approach to cleanup. The company’s software package provides “same day” processing and imaging of the subsurface. The triad approach recognizes that traditional methods of soil and groundwater assessment have historically placed too much emphasis on analytical data quality when the primary source of uncertainty is inadequate subsurface information resulting from too few samples. Innovative sub-surface profiling methods can increase the number of samples analyzed without increasing the total project cost. Real-time data combined with a dynamic work plan can allow investigators to focus sample collection in problem areas. For more information on the triad approach and a white paper on effective data see www.columbiadata.com. MTBE Reduction Regenesis is promoting its oxygen release compound as a solution to MTBE cleanup. The San Clemente, Calif. company has applied the product at a Prunedale, Calif. site designated “highest…Log In to Read Full Article
RACER Trust’s Proving Ground Stimulates Efficiency
Judge Robert Gerber, sitting in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, signed an order in effect creating RACER Trust in March 2011. RACER — for Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response — was handed a portfolio of more than 300 properties scattered over 89 locations in… Read more
Water, Water Everywhere?
While in the following pages I will recount a number of serious localized water shortages, I can tell you at the outset, this will not be another gloom-and-doom scenario to which you are treated daily in your local and national news sources. Now, in my 54th year of professional effort… Read more