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Lubricant Oil Spill Response, South Gate, California

An emergency cleanup response was executed after 7,000 gallons of lubricant oil were released. The release occurred as a result of railroad tank car colliding with a road tanker. The release affected soils in the vicinity of the incident, and impacted a nearby storm drain.

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Fixed-Price Guaranteed Remediation Project, Former Aerospace Site Impacted with VOCs, Southern California

runwayA former aerospace manufacturing site was impacted with perchloroethylene (PCE) and trichloriethylene (TCE) in soil gas. The operation and maintenance of a soil vapor extraction (SVE) system was outsourced through closure.

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Remediation of Soil and Groundwater


Environmental Services for the Oil and Gas Industry
We design and operate remediation systems that include: soil excavation and disposal/recycle, soil vapor extraction, air sparge, oxidation, advanced oxidation, chemical metering systems, liquid phase activated carbon systems, vapor phase activated carbon systems among many other technologies. Continue reading

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Perchlorate Impacts in Soil and Groundwater

Perchlorate
Perchlorate is a known thyroid gland disruptor and its concentration is regulated in soil and groundwater. We offer a broad range of professional services to investigate, delineate, and remediate perchlorate in soil and groundwater using proven technologies such as ion-exchange and anoxic filters. Continue reading

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Soil and Soil Gas Investigation, San Fernando Valley, California

When seven production wells operated by a Southern California water purveyor reported concentrations of hexavalent chromium and perchlorate above regulatory limits for drinking water, a multiagency effort was conducted to identify sources of chemicals of concern.

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Soil Vapor Extraction and Air Sparge Operation, California Refinery

A global oil and gas corporation commissioned the operation and maintenance of a soil and groundwater remediation system designed an active California refinery. Continue reading

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About the Owner of this Site: Roberto Piñón, P.Eng., P.E.

Roberto Piñón, P. Eng., P.E. is a Senior Chemical Engineer and Project Manager with 17 years of experience working with environmental projects. Continue reading

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Closure Plans for Contaminated Sites and Regulatory Closure Negotiations

Introduction Contaminated sites undergoing remediation are managed with cleanup goals that are driven by guidelines and regulations published by regulatory agencies.  Many regulators now require the collection of environmental data which may not be published in guidelines to assess closure. … Continue reading

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Remediation of Soil and Groundwater | Underground Storage Tanks in California

We have extensive experience remediating soil and groundwater sites impacted by underground storage tanks (UST), UST decommissioning, soil excavation, tank and soil disposal, groundwater monitoring programs, health risk assessment, and closure support. Tank and Contaminant Source Removal Tank extraction services … Continue reading

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Feasibility Study, Remediation of Oxygenate Impacted Groundwater, Retail Gas Station, California

Advanced Oxidation of MTBE
A gas station located in Southern California had contaminated the groundwater with oxygenates.  The client was in need to contain plume of MTBE and TBA, which was migrating to an environmentally sensitive area. A feasibility study evaluating nine remediation scenarios was conducted to identify the best remediation option. Continue reading

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