Vapor Intrusion is a buzz word that is gaining velocity throughout the industry. Vapor Intrusion refers to the migration of Soil Gas Vapors emanating from the earth into an occupied space or structure.
A landfill, by definition is simply a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial. Landfills generally fall within one of the following classifications; Class I, II or III, Hazardous or Unknown.
In the early 1900’s dense ‘forests’ of oil derricks covered the Los Angeles and Orange County CA basins from Downtown Los Angeles to West Los Angeles, Signal Hill, Long Beach, Huntington Beach and Yorba Linda–to name a few.
Site closure can be an overwhelming task if the proper resources are not utilized. A solid Site Closure Program Design involves strong knowledge base alongside a good closure strategy, as well as a closure management and a decommissioning plan.
Geological and hydrogeological services are required to properly evaluate sites impacted with soil and/or groundwater contamination. This science is very critical to property owners, developers, and certainly lenders who are lending on properties to be developed.
Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as the decay product of uranium. It is one of the densest substances that remains a gas under normal conditions and is considered to be a health hazard due to its radioactivity.