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...

01 December 2009

Written by Steve Henshaw, President and CEO of EnviroForensics and PolicyFind As seen in the December 2009 issue of Western Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version You can tell a lot about a drycleaner’s operation by the way that he conducts housekeeping. That is to say that if a drycleaner keeps...

01 September 2009

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the September 2009 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version I heard from some readers that my last few articles were a little too technical and in addressing those comments, I’ve decided to go back to basics. That...

02 June 2009

Written By Steve Henshaw, P.G., President and CEO of EnviroForensics and PolicyFind Drycleaners News June 2009 Issue PDF Version How many drycleaners do you know who own their business and building? Some drycleaners may have thought they had an asset, only to find out that the building is contaminated and...

30 September 2008

Published in Fabricare The Magazine of Drycleaning & Laundry Institute Sep/Oct 2008 PDF Version Insurance archeology is the process of location and finding historical insurance policies that covered individuals and businesses. Historical insurance can be a huge benefit to drycleaners, as old policies can be used to pay for costs...

01 September 2008

By Neela Eyunni As Published in Law Week Colorado, Sept. 1, 2008, Vol. 6, No. 35 PDF Version DENVER—Archeologist David O’Neill meticulously sifts trough historical artifacts in an attempt to reconstruct the past, O’Neill, however, isn’t searching for fossils or prehistoric creatures. Instead, he’s looking for old insurance policies. O’Neill...

24 July 2008

Insurance Coverage and State Funds Published in Fabricare July/August 2008 PDF Version With more than 25 years of experience, Stephen Henshaw, President of EnviroForensics®, a national environmental engineering firm specializing in remediation for drycleaners, says that drycleaners in states with or without cleanup funds have viable solutions for finding dollars...

15 July 2008

Published in Wisconsin Fabricare Institute’s Impressions July/August 2008 issue PDF Version As most dry cleaners know, the deadline to enter sites into the Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) Program is quickly approaching. Simply stated, if soil and groundwater samples are not collected at your site and you have not...