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TCE Listed as a Human Carcinogen

Sep 29th, 2011 | By
TCE Listed as a Human Carcinogen

The U.S. EPA released the final health assessment for trichloroethylene (TCE) to the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database. The final assessment characterizes TCE as carcinogenic to humans and as a human noncancer health hazard. According to the EPA, this assessment will allow for a better understanding of the risks posed to communities from exposure to TCE in soil, water, and air. It will provide federal, state, local, and other policymakers with the latest scientific information to make decisions about cleanup and other actions to protect …



England and Wales: Maps of Groundwater Aquifers and Source Protection Zones

Apr 12th, 2011 | By
England and Wales: Maps of Groundwater Aquifers and Source Protection Zones

  Searchable maps showing groundwater aquifers and groundwater Source Protection Zones (SPZs) in England and Wales can be obtained from the UK Environment Agency’s website. The aquifer designation data are based on geological mapping provided by the British Geological Survey.    The maps show two different types of aquifer designation: Superficial (drift) aquifers consisting of permeable
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Groundwater Remediation: Optimize Pump and Treat Systems with HRSC

Oct 27th, 2010 | By
Groundwater Remediation: Optimize Pump and Treat Systems with HRSC

Groundwater pump and treat systems often provide a false sense of security to both responsible parties and their consultants. These systems have historically been installed to mitigate potential future risks associated with off-site contaminant migration and are considered by many to be an effective groundwater containment system. Environmental Resources Management (ERM) conducted high resolution site
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