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CMT simplifies Vapor intrusion monitoring

by Solinst Canada Ltd.  (Oct. 1, 2010)

Vapor intrusion refers to the movement of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into the indoor air of overlying buildings. The most common source is groundwater or soil contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs emit vapors that migrate into pore spaces of the soil and upward into the overlying environment. Generally, vapors ...

CMT for high resolution vapor intrusion monitoring

by Solinst Canada Ltd.  (Mar. 9, 2011)

Background Vapor intrusion refers to the movement of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into the indoor air of overlying buildings. The most common source is groundwater or soil contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs emit vapors that migrate into pore spaces of the soil and upward into the overlying environment. Generally, ...

Vapor Intrusion Issues have Activists Concerned in California

by EMSL Analytical, Inc.  (May 11, 2012)

Palo Alto’s Mountain View Voice published a story recently about concerns over toxic chemicals at a former military housing complex.  Orion Park has been at the center of attention since trichloroethylene (TCE) was found in the groundwater and from samples taken from buildings on the site.  The TCE is believed to have contaminated ...

Vapor Intrusion, an Invisible Threat to Building Occupants

by Legends Environmental Insurance Services, LLC  (Apr. 16, 2012)

In 1970, over a dozen railroad cars left their tracks in Leroy, New York.  Several ruptured containers held trichloroethylene, also known as TCE.  An estimated 30,000 to 35,000 gallons of the chemical spilled to the ground.   The TCE that spilled has made its way into the ground across the area prompting officials to perform vapor ...

EPA Solicits Input about Vapor Intrusion as a Component to the Hazard Ranking System

by EMSL Analytical, Inc.  (Mar. 15, 2011)

In January of this year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Notice of Opportunity for Public Input.  The notice was to solicit input about whether to include a vapor intrusion component to the Hazard Ranking System (HRS). The release states, “The HRS is the principal mechanism EPA uses to place sites on the ...

Innovative Gas Vapor Mitigation Systems for Protection Against Vapor Intrusion in Brownfield Redevelopment Projects

by CETCO  (May 20, 2010)

From VOCs to methane, CETCO offers four uniquely engineered systems to mitigate varying types of vapor intrusion challenges. Hoffman Estates, IL – May 24, 2010 – CETCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMCOL International Corporation and manufacturer of the renowned Liquid Boot® spray-applied gas vapor barrier system, has announced the ...

Vapor Intrusion Problems Still an Issue 40 Years after Toxic Spill

by EMSL Analytical, Inc.  (Apr. 16, 2012)

Earlier this month, WGRZ published a story about vapor intrusion problems in Leroy, New York.  The problem began in 1970 when 25 rail cars left their tracks and spilled cyanide crystals and trichloroethylene (TCE).  An estimated 30,000 to 35,000 gallons of TCE spilled onto the ground. According to the report, the cyanide was cleaned up, ...

Air & Waste Management Association issues call for abstracts on vapor intrusion

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)  (Mar. 28, 2008)

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for its Vapor Intrusion conference, to be held Jan. 28-30, 2009, in San Diego, CA. This specialty conference will bring together internationally recognized scientists, engineers, regulators, communications experts, and attorneys who have first-hand experience in ...

REGENESIS Announces New Technologies for Groundwater Remediation and Vapor Intrusion Mitigation

by Land Science Technologies (LST)  (Jun. 6, 2012)

REGENESIS, a world leader in advanced technologies for contaminated site remediation, announces three new remediation-focused technologies: PetroCleanze™, Retro-Coat™ and Plume Stop™. Ben Mork, Ph.D., Director of Research and Development at REGENESIS, introduced the new technologies in Monterey, California at the recent ...

REGENESIS Announces New Technologies for Groundwater Remediation and Vapor Intrusion Mitigation

by REGENESIS  (Jun. 6, 2012)

REGENESIS, a world leader in advanced technologies for contaminated site remediation, announces three new remediation-focused technologies: PetroCleanze™, Retro-Coat™ and Plume Stop™. Ben Mork, Ph.D., Director of Research and Development at REGENESIS, introduced the new technologies in Monterey, California at the recent ...

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