This article provides an overview of passive soil gas sampling techniques including a description of typical sample devices, applications for passive soil gas sampling and limitations associated with the method.
Archive for February 2010
Welcome to the EHS Journal. This e-zine was designed for and by environmental, health and safety professionals for the purpose of sharing knowledge and facilitating discussion within our profession. We seek to be conversational in tone and international in flavor. Please share your insights, best practices and regulatory overviews. Whether you write an article or comment on articles written by others, you will be furthering the dialog that helps to protect the environment and the lives of people around us.
For the April / May issue, we are seeking articles on successful sustainability initiatives, health and safety management and soil and ground water remediation. See the Submission Guidelines for more information.
Effective January 1, 2010, Ontario facilities that already report to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) at the federal level will be required to account for and report their use, creation and releases of 47 priority toxic substances annually to the provincial Ministry of the Environment (MOE). The Ontario Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 (O.Reg 455/09) applies to an estimated 2,000 manufacturing and mineral processing facilities.