24 September 2014

Written by Stephen R. Henshaw, President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the September 2014 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version I recently changed real estate agents after he was unsuccessful selling a unique piece of property. I was forced to go through a process of determining what I did or didn’t do that...

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...

14 March 2014

For the second time in 5 years, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ (WDNR) Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) has run out of funds necessary to keep pace with claims from dry cleaners dealing with perc cleanups. In the meantime, the WDNR has expressed no intention to slow down...

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...

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