July 18th Webinar: Solutions to the Environmental Sword of Damocles: EHS Audits and the eCAP Program.
 

The sword of Damocles is a reference to a precarious situation in which the outcome may be catastrophic. No organization wants to find themselves sitting under this metaphorical ...Read More




 

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Face to Face with Phase I and Phase II ESA's
Solutions to the Environmental Sword of Damocles: EHS Audits and the eCAP Program.
Vapor Intrusion in Ohio: What You Need to Know
Lead in Drinking Water
Fate and Transport of Hydrocarbons: Contamination and Its Relationship to Our Lives

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Public concern over the effects of chemical releases into the environment through human activity has grown steadily since the inception of the U.S. EPA on December 2, 1970.

What happens when a chemical is released into the environment? It diffuses, disperses, adsorbs, reacts, and/or changes state. The existence of contaminated sites may result in the release of chemicals into air (via volatilization and fugitive dust emissions), surface water (from surface runoff/overland flow and groundwater seepage), groundwater (through infiltration/leaching), soils (due to erosion - including fugitive dust generation/deposition and tracking), sediments (from surface runoff/overland flow), and biota (due to biological uptake and bioaccumulation). To read more, click here

Post Date: 5/23/2018



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