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Wisconsin moving forward on PFAS

Jeff Ramey

Wisconsin is among the growing number of states across the US addressing emerging contaminants like per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) by developing regulations designed to protect human health and the environment. To better inform their members about PFAS in Wisconsin, the Federation of Environmental Technologists (FET), an organization supporting environmental...

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Battelle 2019 Sediments Conference

Ramboll together with OBG, Part of Ramboll recently showcased our sustainable sediment management solutions at the Battelle Tenth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 11-14, 2019. Together, we co-authored more than 30 papers and posters at the conference. In addition to chairing four sessions,...

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Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit

Larry Malizzi

OBG, Part of Ramboll experts recently took part in the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary’s Science and Environmental Summit on January 27-30, 2019 in Cape May, New Jersey. Held every two years, the summit focuses on developing practical solutions to challenges facing the tidal Delaware River and Bay. This year’s su...

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Peter Kalish contributes blog to Automation World on leadership in a data-driven world

Peter Kalish,
Peter Kalish

Peter Kalish, a Director in OBG, Part of Ramboll’s Growth Team, says every business is drowning in information—information about customers, suppliers, products, operations, and finances. Not to mention geo-locations, market behavior, population demographics, and environment. To gain competitive advantage from all this information, organizations must adapt—an...

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National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management

Murat Utku, PhD, PE

In December, OBG, Part of Ramboll (formerly OBG) participated in the National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management, hosted by Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and the Coastal States Organization (CSO) in Long Beach, California. The six-day Summit focused on the theme, Investing in Our Coasts: Environment, Economy, Cu...

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Use of magnetic susceptibility to map amendment distribution in the subsurface

Mark Harkness,
Magnetic susceptibility measurements obtained on soil core

It has been said that one of the challenges of in-situ remediation is that “it’s dark underground”. We inject various remedial amendments into the subsurface and often have limited means to assess where they go, despite the fact that amendment distribution can have a major impact on remedial performance. It is...

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NGWA 2018 Groundwater Week

Rick Boone, CPG, CHMM

OBG's Rick Boone recently presented during the National Ground Water Association's (NGWA) 2018 Groundwater Week, a leading trade event in the groundwater industry. During the event, which took place December 3-6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Rick discussed how to apply 3D visualization modeling to improve conceptual site model development and groundwater...

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OBG discusses emerging contaminants with Michigan Manufacturers Association PFAS Workgroup

Jeff Ramey

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used in a wide range of industrial processes and in commercial and consumer products for several decades. Many of these compounds are also persistent, and PFAS are now ubiquitous in the environment for these reasons. Toxicological studies suggest that exposure to some PFAS...

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Is your facility at risk for combustible dust? (Part 2)

Combustible dust is an often-unknown hazard in industrial facilities. This is because many people are unaware of what common combustible dust is and how dangerous it can be. In part one of OBG's webinar series on combustible dust in industrial facilities, specialty chemicals expert Reid Todd, PE provided an overview...

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