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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Brownfields: eyesore or opportunity?

by Citizens League for Environmental Action Now (CLEAN)  (Jun. 1, 2006)

Minute Maid Park, the Downtown Aquarium and the Federal Reserve Bank are all examples of how the City of Houston is cleaning up and reusing local brownfields to create positive impacts on the community through its Brownfields Redevelopment Program. Brownfields are properties where redevelopment is complicated by the presence or perceived presence ...

Bioremediation Accelerates Brownfield Cleanup

by CL Solutions, LLC  (Jul. 1, 2001)

Untitled Document Bioremediation, using CL-out microbes, clears the obstacles to Brownfield redevelopment by reducing wells contaminant concentrations in groundwater and removing the ...

Membrane investment earns green light for brownfield site development

by Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd.  (Mar. 6, 2013)

A contaminated brownfield site with a history of industrial use and failed development attempts has been given the green light for a much-needed local housing development thanks in part to a revolutionary barrier membrane. Permission to build nine new homes at Upper Bar, Newport, Shropshire was granted to Days Homes by the local council subject to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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