15 November 2014

Written by Stephen R. Henshaw, President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the November 2014 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version “How clean is clean”, has been a phrase that has been debated for decades.  It is used in reference to determining the degree to which a site that is...

24 August 2014

Written by Stephen R. Henshaw, President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the August 2014 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version I’ve talked a lot about vapor intrusion over the past few years. Vapor intrusion occurs when volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil and groundwater off-gas and migrate into...

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...

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...

04 September 2012

Insurance Companies Runoff Leaves Policyholders Vulnerable Written by Steve Henshaw, President and CEO of EnviroForensics. As seen in the August 2012 issue of Cleaner and Launderer. Many business owners or drycleaners and manufacturing companies know that old general liability policies can provide a defense, even an indemnity, against environmental claims. ...

21 February 2012

Written by Jeff Carnahan, L.P.G, Senior Project Manager, EnviroForensics in collaboration with Stephen Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics. As seen in the February 2012 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version If you’ve ever had to hire an environmental consultant to investigate your property and collect samples, you’ve probably...

15 December 2011

Why Won’t This Stuff Just Go Away? Written By Keith Gaskill, L.P.G., Project Manager & Geochemist, EnviroForensics, in collaboration with Stephen R. Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics. As seen in the December 2011 issue of Cleaner & Launderer. PDF Version Environmental cleanups are most often a complex undertaking with both...

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