01 April 2014

Written by Stephen R. Henshaw, President and CEO of EnviroForensics & PolicyFind As Seen in the March 2014 issue of the Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version The environmental remediation industry has been in full swing for the last 35 years, but it has only been in the past few years...

21 February 2014

Written By: Steve Henshaw, President and CEO of EnviroForensics in collaboration with Keith Gaskill, Senior Geochemist, EnviroForensics As seen in the February 2014 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version When scientists evaluate how to best cleanup groundwater that has been contaminated with chlorinated solvents, such as perchloroethylene (perc) from...

20 January 2014

Written by Stephen R. Henshaw, President and CEO of EnviroForensics & PolicyFind As Seen in the January 2014 issue of the Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version Those of you who have read my past articles, have heard me speak, or have ever looked at EnviroForensics’ website, know that we specialize...

18 December 2013

Written by Steve Henshaw, President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the December 2013 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version On November 6, 2013 ASTM E1527-13 became official as the guidance standard used by environmental consultants for conducting Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments.  Environmental Site Assessments are required by...

23 September 2013

Written by Stephen Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the September 2013 issue of Cleaner & Launderer Most people that purchase, handle and manage cleaning solvents, are familiar with the terms “Cradle to Grave Responsibility” and “Long-Tail Liabilities”.  Cradle to Grave responsibility has been used to describe...

03 June 2013

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the June 2013 issue of Cleaner & Launderer   Last month over 200 active or former dry cleaners received a letter from the State of California informing them that if they would pay money to the State, the...

13 May 2013

Written By Stephen R. Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the May 2013 issue of the Cleaner & Launderer Selecting an environmental con­sultant can be a daunting task and for small business owners that do not have day-to-day exposure with soil and groundwater contamination it’s very difficult...

01 May 2013

Written by Stephen R. Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the April 2013 issue of Cleaner & Launderer The question is often posed, “How much will it cost to clean up contamination at a drycleaner?”  Invariably the answer is, it depends.  Factors that come into play include,...

15 January 2013

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the January 2013 issue of Cleaner & Launderer. PDF Version Risk-based cleanup approaches to obtain environmental site closures are becoming more and more acceptable to the regulatory agencies.  In general, if it can be demonstrated that contaminants left...

How Upcoming Changes in Property Transaction Practices and Developing Vapor Intrusion Concerns May Decide for You Written by Jeff Carnahan, L.P.G., Vice President, Director of Technical Services, EnviroForensics As seen in the December 2012 issue of Cleaner & Launderer. Everyone has heard, and probably declared, that it’s “best to let...

19 December 2012

When contaminated groundwater plumes run together, how is the cost of cleanup divided Written By Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics PDF Version   A commingled plume is the term used when two or more plumes of contaminated groundwater blend together.  The blending or commingling of groundwater plumes is...

04 December 2012

Written by Darci Cummings, L.P.G., Project Manager, EnviroForensics Revisions to the standard by which Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) are performed are currently in review by the U.S. EPA with some significant proposed modifications that are expected to have a considerable impact on the environmental due diligence process as...

02 October 2012

Can you afford not to go green? Written by Steve Henshaw, President and CEO of EnviroForensics in collaboration with John Soderberg, PE, Esq. As seen in the September 2012 issue of the Cleaner and Launderer. Nowadays everyone in business wants to be considered environmentally “friendly” or “green.” The retail dry...

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