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...

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...

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,...

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...

16 May 2011

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics, in Collaboration with Keith Gaskill, L.P.G., Project Manager and Geochemist, EnviroForensics As seen in the May 2011 issue of Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version Zero-valent iron (ZVI) has been used in the groundwater remediation industry for several decades.  Typically, granular scale ZVI was...

26 September 2010

Written by Stephen Henshaw, P.G., President and CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the September 2010 issue of Cleaner & Launderer You’ve found solvent contamination at your facility and its impacted groundwater or an adjacent property.   You are probably thinking, not only is it costly to address the contamination, but it could...

20 July 2010

Written By Stephen Henshaw, P.G., President and CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the July 2010 issue of Cleaner & Launderer. PDF Version The current state of the economy affects so many areas of our lives, but one that isn’t talked about much is how the current hiring freezes imposed by...

08 June 2010

Written By Stephen Henshaw, P.G., President and CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the June 2010 issue of Cleaner & Launderer. PDF Version Soil and groundwater investigations and cleanups can take years before site closure is obtained from the regulatory agencies.  Over the course of these activities, it is not unusual...

01 January 2010

Written by Steve Henshaw, President & CEO, EnviroForensics in collaboration with Justin Gifford, General Counsel, EnviroForensics As seen in the January 2010 issue of Western Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version Opening up Google, a newspaper, turning on the radio or catching the evening news is sure to expose you to...

01 November 2009

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics in collaboration with Konrad Banaszak, PhD; CPG-Chief Scientist EnviroForensics As seen in the November 2009, Western Cleaner and Launderer Issue. PDF Version Selecting an environmental consultant is a business decision that should be more like selecting a personal doctor than selecting...

02 January 2009

Today’s Environmental Compliance Costs: Insurance Archeology for the Laundry Industry Written by David A. O’Neill, J.D., Director of Investigations, PolicyFind Published in Laundry Today Jan 2009 PDF Version An increasing number of laundries are striving to heighten their ‘green consciousness.’ Many go above and beyond what is necessary for them...

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President and CEO, Enviroforensics As seen in the January 2009 issue of Western Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version Selecting a remedial technology could be the most important decision you could make.  So how does one go about selecting a cleanup approach and what factors come into...

01 January 2009

환경오염 청소와 보험 85년 이전에 세탁소 보험이 있었으면 청소비용 받아낼 수 있어 오래된 세탁소로, 특히 이전에 펄크를 사용했거나 아직 사용하고 있는 업소는 항상 환경오염과 언제 “청소의 책임”을 져야할찌 모르는 불안 속에 살고 있다. 이는 특히 오래된 세탁소 일 수록 더 심하다고 볼 수 있다. 오염청소에 대한 책임은 당연히 오염시킨 사람이...

01 December 2008

Written by Steve Henshaw, P.G., President & CEO, EnviroForensics As seen in the December 2008 issue of Western Cleaner & Launderer PDF Version Most drycleaners have heard the dreaded phrase, “They did a Phase I.”   From this point you are waiting on pins and needles to hear what the results would...

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...

24 August 2008

Written by Scott Olson Published in IBJ Article August 25-31, 2008 Vol 29 No. 25 PDF Version Like an archeologist combing through artifacts of the ancient past. O’Neill labors to construct liability insurance policies once considered expired. They often are as valuable as lost treasures-funding expensive environmental investigations or paying...

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...

13 July 2008

Written By Mercedes Rodriguez As Published in The Herald-Times July 13, 2008 PDF Version Steve Arthur, owner of Bloomington Cleaners, recently had his business crawling with tiny backhoes and excavators, with workmen tearing up the concrete, all to remove a dangerous chemical from the property. Arthur closed up the dry...

12 July 2008

Indianapolis firm helps dry cleaner in Bloomington remove contaminated soil Written by Mercedes Rodriquez Published in The Herald-Times July 12, 2008 PDF Version Bloomington – About 120 tons of soil were removed from the site of Bloomington Cleaners, a dry cleaning business owned by Steve Arthur, during the week of...

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