The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today released a national report on the status of Brownfield sites in 150 American cities.
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Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System for Brownfield Redevelopment
The project goal was to redevelop a former factory building creating new retail, restaurant, and office space. A solution needed to be developed to keep any contaminated vapors in the soils from releasing into the occupied building spaces. Space was a premium, so the system needed to protect the building occupants with as small a footprint as possible. MAE2 worked with the consultant prior to the building construction to design an active vacuum blower system that had enough capacity to remove any vapors from the...
EPA proposes rule to amend CERCLA standards and practices for all appropriate inquiries
Effective March 14, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is implementing a final rule to amend the CERCLA Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiries of contaminated sites. The rule recognizes the two ASTM standards (ASTM E1527-13 [previous] and ASTM E2247-16 [new]) as consistent with the All Appropriate Inquiries Rule for prospective purchasers of relatively large tracts of rural property or forestlands, including such purchases under a brownfields grant. The rule applies to prospective...
Reterro and Munich Re Offer Industry First Substitute Performance Cover for Innovative Soil Remediation
Reterro, Inc., the only fully vertically integrated Brownfield redevelopment company able to eliminate distressed property liabilities safely and sustainably, and Munich Re (Group), one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies, have partnered to provide the industry’s first process substitute performance cover for Reterro’s soil remediation projects. Financial Technology Leverage, a Menlo Park financial services firm, facilitated the creation of the partnership. A video accompanying this...
Reterro Expands Team to Enable Rapid Brownfield Redevelopment Through Remedial Certainty and Risk Elimination
Reterro, Inc., the only vertically integrated Brownfield redevelopment company able to eliminate distressed property liabilities safely and sustainably, announced today two strategic hires to invest in the growth of the company’s Brownfield team. The team’s objective is to identify, acquire and restore contaminated Brownfield properties for reuse without risk of transferring financial and environmental liabilities. Veteran executive Michael “Mike” Malley has been hired as senior vice...
Reterro awarded second contract for Union City Industrial Site Remediation
Reterro, Inc., a global leader in the treatment of a wide range of contaminants in soil, including total petroleum hydrocarbons and industrial solvents, today announced its completion of a second phase of soil remediation services at a former industrial laundry and dry cleaning facility. The company’s on-site Evaporative Desorption Technology™ has processed approximately 1,900 tons of soil, impacted with chlorinated industrial solvents used in past dry-cleaning operations. The site is in an industrial...