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ORC Replaces SVE at Brownfield Site

by REGENESIS  (Mar. 22, 2007)

Site Summary A former service station was located on prime real estate in downtown San Francisco. Redevelopment was planned for the site, however, due to residual BTEX groundwater contamination, construction activity was halted. A soil vapor extraction (SVE) system previously operated at the site for approximately one year. This approach was not ...

Brownfield and site redevelopment case study

by EFI Global, Inc.  (Jun. 25, 2014)

Service performed: Brownfield redevelopment Summary: EFI Global performed removal of several underground storage tanks (USTs), coordinated transport and disposal of approximately 1,000 cubic yards of soil from the tank pit on an abandoned wood manufacturing facility located in a downtown area. The property was originally developed in the ...

Combining thermal treatment with MNA at a brownfield DNAPL site

by TerraTherm, Inc.  (Mar. 1, 2013)

Abstract A heavily contaminated Brownfields site in New York was remediated and redeveloped using a combination of In-Situ Thermal Desorption and Monitored Natural Attenuation. Four source areas were addressed by the thermal technology, and groundwater beneath the site is undergoing natural attenuation. Approximately 86,000 lbs of volatile ...

TCE Remediation at a Brownfield Site – St. Louis, MO

by REGENESIS  (Jan. 1, 2004)

Site Summary In June of 1999, the property owner of this former metal container manufacturing facility decided to redevelop theproperty into commercial office space. However, environmental assessment revealed impacted soil andgroundwater with TCE and 1,1,1-TCA, as well as their breakdown products (making it clear that some degree ofbioremediation ...

Quality Assurance Guidance for Conducting Brownfields Site Assessments

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 1, 1998)

Executive Summary Many sites across the nation once used for industrial and commercial purposes are now abandoned or under-used. Some of these sites — often referred to as “Brownfields”— are contaminated; others are perceived or suspected to be contaminated. In 1993, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the Brownfields Economic ...

GCL serves as cap in brownfield remediation site

by CETCO  (Jul. 6, 2012)

PROJECT: Patterson Plank Road Brownfield Remediation LOCATION: Patterson, New Jersey PRODUCTS: BENTOMAT® SDN BACKGROUND: This New Jersey brownfield was formerly the site of a chemical recycling facility. CHALLENGE: The soil at the site was heavily contaminated, and off-site removal would have ...

Risk assessment and brownfields-determining exposure to site contaminants

by Atlantic Environmental, Inc.  (Jul. 5, 2010)

The USEPA’s Brownfields Program was developed to facilitate the rehabilitation of contaminated property for re-development. EPA has set forth criteria that must be met for a revitalized property to be used for residential, commercial or industrial purposes. The main thrust of these criteria is the long-term protection of residents or ...

Reducing avian collisions with wind turbines

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 17, 2015)

Wind is an important renewable energy source for Europe. The wind power capacity installed in 2014 could produce enough electricity to meet over 10% of the EU’s electricity consumption. However, wind power structures can also be harmful to birds, which can collide with turbines. This study assessed methods of reducing avian collisions with ...

Brownfields redevelopment issues revisited

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 26, 2004)

The value of revitalising contaminated or brownfield sites has gained widespread acceptance. The efforts at remediation and eventual redevelopment of these sites involve several stakeholders, because the exercise directly impacts a number of different interests. The key issues to be resolved for the successful rejuvenation of brownfields are ...

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