Archives: February 2020

11 February 2020 - 13:43, by , in Blog, Uncategorised, No comments
There are many ways of remediating subsurface impacts at properties whether it be for due diligence purposes, or if pursuing a Record of Site Condition (RSC). The main factors at play are typically time and cost. If timing is the most pressing factor, the conventional dig-and-dump approach is often used. However, if there is no...
11 February 2020 - 13:41, by , in Blog, Uncategorised, No comments
Road salt in Canada, especially where I’m from in Southern Ontario, is a daily part of our lives in the winter months.  It keeps us safe and is applied to paved surfaces on most days when frozen precipitation is expected.  From an environmental perspective, road salt leaches into our soils and can affect plant growth,...
11 February 2020 - 13:40, by , in Blog, Uncategorised, No comments
No, that’s not a typo.  Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) are a type of synthetic fire fighting foam that contains fluoro-surfactants.  There is nothing new about the use of AFFF, which have been widely used for extinguishing flammable liquid fires since the early 1970s.  However, in recent years, regulators and environmental consultants in the United States...