voc in soil News

  • VOCs – why speciate?

    The Quantitech stands (Nos. 44 & 51) at AQE 2015 in Telford, the air quality and emissions show, will feature three different technologies for measuring individual organic compounds. This is extremely important because VOCs mostly exist in a mixture of more than one organic compound, so measurements can be misleading unless the individual compounds are speciated. Firstly, AQE2015 will provide ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Webinar in June: Best Practices for Collecting Soil Samples for VOC Analysis

    About the webinar When it comes to getting accurate and reliable data on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil samples, collecting and preserving the samples correctly is the most important step in the process – the data are only as good as the samples you get.  This webinar will take you through the alternatives for soil sample collecting and provide recommendations for ...


    By Geotech

  • BTEX contamination of soil and water

    BTEX is an acronym for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene. They are all volatile organic compounds (VOCs) found in petroleum hydrocarbons. Contamination of soil and groundwater from BTEX has occurred at petroleum and natural gas production areas, gas stations and areas with underground and above-ground storage tanks of petroleum products. The compounds are also produced in large scale by ...


  • Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

    Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany. The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil. The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the ...


  • EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan to Address VOCs at the Olean Well Field Superfund Site on the Alleghany River in Cattaraugus County in New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a revised plan to address contaminated soil and groundwater at the former Alcas Cutlery Corporation facility (now known as the Cutco facility) at the Olean Well Field Superfund site in Olean, New York. Soil and groundwater at the facility are contaminated with volatile organic compounds, which are often found in paint, solvents, aerosol ...

  • Shawcity Seminar 3: Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water

    On Wednesday 14th September 2016, Shawcity hosted the third in their 2016 series of seminars for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries. The theme for the event was 'Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water' and the speaker line-up was of the highest calibre, with four PhD-level experts sharing their knowledge on the subject. Delegates ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Soil-Therm now offering Remediation Monitoring and Control (ReMAC)

    SOIL-THERM now offers the biggest advancement in environmental equipment ever! Our ReMAC technology allows Soil-Therm equipment operators huge advantages over all other equipment. Monitor all operation of the system, extract logged data anytime, make adjustments to optimize operation, diagnose and troubleshoot system operation before getting ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY: SMARTPHONE Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Systems with Remote Monitoring

    LATEST TECHNOLOGY:  SMARTPHONE-READY Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Systems with Remote Monitoring SOIL-THERM EQUIPMENT, INC now designs all environmental remediation systems with Remediation Monitoring and Control (ReMAC) capability! Using ReMac, Operators are able to access their Soil Vapor Extraction or Dual Phase Extraction or thermal system using their Smartphone, ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • EPA proposes plan to address contaminated soil at New Jersey site

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in consultation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), is proposing a plan to address contaminated soil at the Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund site, which spans 6 acres of unoccupied land located in a largely industrial area in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. EPA will hold a public meeting to explain the proposal ...

  • Environmental Experts Provide Solutions for Contaminated Soils near Residential & Commercial Properties

    In August of this year, the City of Los Angeles approved a plan to redevelop Jordan Downs Public Housing Community into a mixed-use development. Concerns have been raised because some of the land in the redevelop plan was used in the past for industrial and agricultural purposes. Contaminated soil has been found in environmental studies that have shown the presence of subsurface soils ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc. Receives 2012 EBJ Business Achievement Award

    Environmental Business Journal® (EBJ), a business research publication which provides high value strategic business intelligence to the environmental industry*, has honored 50 companies for revenue growth, acquisitions, innovative project designs, technology applications, new practice areas, social contributions and industry leadership in 2012. ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • ASTM D7758 - 11 Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Source Identification, Spatial Variability Assessment, Monitoring, and Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    Passive soil gas samplers are a minimally invasive, easy-to-use technique in the field for identifying VOCs and SVOCs in the vadose zone. Similar to active soil gas and other field screening techniques, the simplicity and low cost of passive samplers enables them to be applied in large numbers, facilitating detailed mapping of contamination across a site, for the purpose ...


    By ASTM International

  • Land Contamination

    Land Contamination Identified: Contaminated land is a constant battle for developers looking to build houses / industrial sites or purpose built facilities. Contamination simply means an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment and therefore remediation or site clean up is required. Identifying contamination requires assessment, measurement and remediation. The primary contaminants ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • EPA to Begin Removal Action at Iowa-Nebraska Light and Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site in Norfolk, Neb.

    The Removal Action for the Iowa-Nebraska Light & Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site will begin on Jan. 20, 2014. The project will consist of building demolition, soil excavation and backfilling operations located at the corner of Norfolk Avenue and 7th Street, in Norfolk, Neb. The site work will result in closure of the southbound lane of 7th Street between Norfolk and Madison ...

  • Innovative Remediation: Integral Geochemist Presents Papers at Battelle Conference in Monterey

    Integral geochemist Steven Helgen presented papers on enhanced site remediation techniques at Battelle’s Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds held in Monterey, California, on May 24–27, 2010. Attracting more than 1,000 participants, the conference focused on the innovative application of existing or new technologies or approaches to ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • CMT for high resolution vapor intrusion monitoring

    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, vapors enter buildings through cracks and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • CMT simplifies Vapor intrusion monitoring

    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 enter buildings through cracks and openings in the ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • EPA releases lane metals sampling results

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has provided sampling results to residents and business owners whose indoor air was tested Friday for possible volatile organic compounds that might have migrated from underneath a nearby plating shop at 30th Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland, Calif. “The EPA came out to the site to find out if there was any need for an emergency or urgent removal ...

  • New trace chemical analyser for onsite analysis

    Quantitech (Milton Keynes) has announced the launch of the FROG-4000™, a rugged, portable instrument capable of analysing trace levels of individual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air, soil and water. “With this technology, operators will be able to conduct fast on-site analysis in a range of environmental, health and safety applications,” says Quantitech’s Dr Andrew ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Adventus group receives remediation technology award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, announced their '2007 Business Achievement Award for Remediation Technology,' by the Environmental Business Journal. In the Technology Merit: Remediation category, Adventus biotechnologies for soil, sediment and groundwater remediation based on in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) were recognized. The winning case study revolved ...


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