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Implications for Real Estate Professionals: EPA PFAS Hazardous Substances

May 20, 2024
EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances: Key Implications for Real Estate Professionals  On April 19, 2024, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a groundbreaking pre-publication version of its final rule, designating two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—perfluorooctanoic...

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Published Article: Update to the Light Nonaqueous Phase Liquid Infiltration Conceptual Model

June 21, 2023
The 1970s oil spill model has described the infiltration of oil (light nonaqueous phase liquid or LNAPL) into the subsurface resulting in an oil pancake depressing the water table within the capillary fringe. An update to the 1970s model is needed because, according to the discussion by Lenhard et al., "LNAPL-saturated 'pancakes' do not exist."

Published Article: Legacy PCB Building Remediation

March 11, 2020
Legacy PCB Building Remediation Written by Martin J. Hamper, P.G., Director at Roux Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) came onto the scene as an environmental threat quickly after they were discovered in humans and wildlife by Jensen in 1966. Prior to 1971,...