Tag: site assessment

In the United States, an environmental site assessment is a report prepared for a real estate holding that identifies potential or existing environmental contamination liabilities. The analysis, often called an ESA, typically addresses both the underlying land as well as physical improvements to the property. A proportion of contaminated sites are “brownfield sites.” In severe cases, brownfield sites may be added to the National Priorities List where they will be subject to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund program.

Achieving New Heights

Achieving New Heights

Energy professionals know that backing up critical data means having the right power protection strategy in place to ensure that facility downtime doesn’t impact business. During the course of operation, power sags, surges, and outages are unavoidable and capable of damaging valuable equipment and cutting off access to important information.

Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

“Not in my backyard” is a familiar phrase in the solid waste industry. People don’t want a landfill in their neighborhood, but it’s inevitable that these facilities are going to have some type of neighbors—whether residential, commercial, or industrial—so keeping those neighbors happy by reducing dust, odor, and noise is

RNRG’s CMS System TurbinePhD Installed at Grant County Wind Farm

RNRG’s CMS System TurbinePhD Installed at Grant County Wind Farm

Hinesburg, VT, USA, April 13th 2016 – RNRG has announced today that the site-wide installation of its “TurbinePhD” condition monitoring systems has been completed at the 21 MW Grant County Wind Farm in Minnesota, USA.

Originally constructed in 2010 and owned by Aspenall Energies, the project is composed of ten 2.1MW

Waste Management Turns to Sennebogen for New Dock Application

Waste Management Turns to Sennebogen for New Dock Application

Seattle, WA – When Waste Management, North America’s leading provider of integrated environmental solutions, got involved with an ongoing environmental dredging and remediation project initiated by Boeing in Seattle’s Lower Duwamish Waterway, it was the first step in a new direction for the company.

“The Duwamish River dock site is

Editor’s Comments: Technology—Get Your Geek On

Editor’s Comments: Technology—Get Your Geek On

It was at WASTECON 2014 in Dallas with the outside air temperature hovering around the Death Valley record mark, that I had an opportunity to sit down with a group of landfill operators to talk turkey on a subject with which I maintain a solid love-hate relationship: technology. As the

“Drones”:  Revolutionizing Site Inspections

“Drones”: Revolutionizing Site Inspections

“Drones” or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are quickly emerging as the next wave of technology for site inspections, offering environmental, infrastructure, waste, and construction professionals the ability to acquire high resolution aerial imagery, spatial data, and sensing data thoroughly AND cost-effectively… essentially giving you a bird’s eye view into your

Build a MRF

Build a MRF

When a municipality or a hauler wants to build a new materials recycling facility, it has to consider many aspects prior to construction. Before breaking ground, letting to bid, and even issuing Requests for Proposals (RFPs), many consult experts to help define their needs, as well as the potential of,

Managing Leachate and Gas

Managing Leachate and Gas

With the US Environmental Protection Agency expected to release its final rule in January 2015 with respect to Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, landfill operators will find out whether requirements will become more stringent and effectively lead them to do more to control landfill gas emissions, says

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