Site Investigation News

  • EPA Accepting Comment on Proposed Agreement for the Purchase of Sparrows Point Facility

    EPA is soliciting public comment on its proposal to enter into an agreement with Sparrows Point Terminal LLC (SPT) that will support SPT’s planned purchase and redevelopment of the Sparrows Point facility in Baltimore, Md., and ensure environmental cleanup at the property. The proposed Prospective Purchaser Agreement (PPA) requires SPT to perform specified cleanup activities at the Sparrows ...

  • Parsons Acquires O`Connor Associates

    Parsons is pleased to announce that it has acquired privately held O'Connor Associates, a leading environmental consultancy firm in Canada. O'Connor Associates will increase Parsons' presence in Canada and enhance our efforts in the areas of environmental site investigation and remediation. O'Connor Associates meets the environmental business needs of its customers, which include Imperial Oil, ...


    By Parsons

  • British columbia`s new guidance for groundwater site characterization - better investigations for better decision making

    Synopsis: Environmental practitioners are often constrained by rigorous time and monetary constraints, which can lead to the collection of limited data sets and decisions made based on an inadequate understanding of site conditions. To facilitate effective site assessments in British Columbia, the BC Ministry of Environment recently released a new guidance document, "Technical Guidance #8", for ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Symposium sold out!

    There was an overwhelming, common theme throughout the Symposium this year: Obtain high quality water level and underground chemistry data, store it in a database, and make it available to all those who need it. The work being done at the Region of Waterloo, the Oak Ridges Moraine and through the Ontario Ministry of Environment, all came back to the importance of organizing and sharing ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Symposium sold out!

    There was an overwhelming, common theme throughout the Symposium this year: Obtain high quality water level and underground chemistry data, store it in a database, and make it available to all those who need it. The work being done at the Region of Waterloo, the Oak Ridges Moraine and through the Ontario Ministry of Environment, all came back to the importance of organizing and sharing ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Symposium sold out!

    There was an overwhelming, common theme throughout the Symposium this year: Obtain high quality water level and underground chemistry data, store it in a database, and make it available to all those who need it. The work being done at the Region of Waterloo, the Oak Ridges Moraine and through the Ontario Ministry of Environment, all came back to the importance of organizing and sharing ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • EPUK calls for clarity and consistency

    Environmental Protection UK has called on the British Standards Institute to ensure revisions to British Standard 10175 (Investigation of potentially contaminated sites – Code of practice) accurately present how site investigation fits into the broader risk management framework, as laid out in the model procedures for the management of land contamination (CLR 11). The draft is being revised ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Triad use at naval base San Diego saves an estimated six years and US$3m for site investigation

    The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) used the Triad approach to collect an integrated hydrogeologic and chemical dataset for expediting and optimizing characterization of a volatile organic compound (VOC) plume at Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), CA. The 295-acre 'IR Site 22' was identified in 2003 when VOC concentrations reaching 100 mg/L were reported in an upgradient ...

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

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