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by GEOPLAST S.p.A.  (Jul. 6, 2016)

The system creates an under slab void that works as a capillary barrier against moisture - yet uses less concrete than other standard slab equivalents but has, at the same time, a superior load bearing capacity. This is also a “green” building product that will lower future electrical costs and contribute to LEED points on sustainable ...

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, ...

EarthSoft announces a vapor intrusion EDD format and schema additions

by EarthSoft, Inc  (Jul. 30, 2010)

EarthSoft announced today a new Vapor Intrusion module for EQuIS, consisting of a Vapor Intrusion (VI) EDD, schema  additions, and VI reports. The VI EDD was developed under the guidance of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This EDD was designed by several state staff and consultants. The VI EDD is part of ...

EarthSoft announces a vapor intrusion EDD format and schema additions

by EarthSoft, Inc  (Aug. 2, 2010)

EarthSoft announced today a new Vapor Intrusion module for EQuIS, consisting of a Vapor Intrusion (VI) EDD, schema additions and VI reports. The VI EDD was developed under the guidance of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This EDD was designed by several state staff and consultants. The VI EDD is part of NYSDEC’s EDD ...

REGENESIS Announces New Technologies for Groundwater Remediation and Vapor Intrusion Mitigation

by Land Science Technologies (LST) - a division of 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 ...

Vapor Intrusion seminar highlights current issues, industry trends and new technologies

by REGENESIS  (Feb. 5, 2009)

A full-day technical seminar on a timely topic, vapor intrusion, hosted by Land Science Technologies, makers of Geo-Seal™ and the Ohio EPA, drew a capacity audience of nearly 200 environmental consultants and other professionals at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio earlier this month. Vapor intrusion, the migration of vapors resulting from soil ...

Vapor Intrusion Issues in Buildings Can Cause Dangerous Health Conditions

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Jun. 28, 2010)

Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, utilizes advanced testing methods to determine if vapor intrusion is endangering building occupants.  The migration of volatile chemicals from below ground into buildings is known as vapor intrusion.  When these chemicals, which can be comprised ...

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 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 ...

Vapor Intrusion Issues Still a Concern in Endicott, New York

by EMSL Analytical, Inc.  (Jul. 12, 2012)

In the late 1970s a chemical spill occurred at a manufacturing plant in Endicott, New York.  Earlier this month, channel 34 in Binghamton broadcast a report about the ongoing cleanup efforts, decades after the incident. The spill caused groundwater to be contaminated with trichloroethylene, also known as TCE.  The TCE can enter ...

PERC Exposure Risks Due to Vapor Intrusion and Other Pathways

by Clark Seif Clark Inc.  (Jul. 5, 2016)

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune recently published an article about indoor air quality testing that is being conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Over 100 residential homes, commercial properties and recreational facilities have been tested so far for chemical contaminants in the El Monte and South El Monte areas. All of ...

St. Louis Residents Surprised to Learn of Potential Vapor Intrusion Issues

by EMSL Analytical, Inc.  (Sep. 12, 2012)

Last month, The St. Louis American published a report about the surprise and shock of many residents who have learned that their homes may have issues with vapor intrusion.  The article discusses a public housing development known as Elmwood Park that is located above an area that may have contaminated groundwater. The story begins 22 years ...

Tetrachloroethylene (PERC) at Superfund Sites in Puerto Rico & Vapor Intrusion Concerns

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (May 11, 2015)

During the past 4 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency (EPA) has added several sites in Puerto Rico to the Superfund list.  Included in this list are the Cabo Rojo Ground Water Contamination site, the Hormigas Ground Water Plume site and the Corozal Well site.  All three of these additions to the EPA’s Superfund list ...

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