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Articles tagged with: chlorinated solvents

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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2018 Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

OBG exhibited and presented at Battelle’s Remediation Conference

OBG sponsored, exhibited, and presented at Battelle’s Eleventh International Conference on the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds on April 8-12, 2018 in Palm Springs, California. This biennial conference is one of the largest, most comprehensive meetings on the application of innovative technologies and approaches for the characterization, mo...

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Sulfate, magnetite, sheep, and chlorinated solvent bioremediation

Mark Harkness,
Innovative remedial solution uses delivery method for treating vitamin deficiency in sheep

Environmental remediation is both challenging and rewarding since it requires multiple skill sets to solve complex environmental problems. Recently, OBG took on the challenge of finding a remedial solution for trichloroethylene in a fracture bedrock environment containing high sulfate groundwater. Bioremediation was the technology of choice; however, the presence of...

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Cutting-edge science in remediation: Q&A with Mark Harkness

Mark Harkness, OBG thought leader in environmental remediation

Remediation expert Mark Harkness joined OBG just last year and is already making an impact. We sat down with Mark to learn a bit more about his perspective on the remediation industry, OBG’s environment business, and his commitment to innovation and making the world a better place. Q: So fa...

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New approaches, technologies, and innovation in remediation

Meet Mark Harkness

Mark Harkness

Mark Harkness joined OBG in March, bringing leadership in remediation project design and management with extensive experience implementing a wide range of innovative, pragmatic, and cost-effective remedial technologies to address petroleum and chlorinated solvents in soil and groundwater.  Mark joins OBG from GE’s Global Research Center in Niskayuna, Ne...

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