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Articles tagged with: contamination

Revitalizing the Chicago Area Water System

Sarah Meyer,
Sarah Meyer

Over 100 miles of rivers and canals make up the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS), which connects Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River and includes the Chicago River, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, the Cal-Sag Channel, and the Calumet Rivers. This complex water system has a long history of industrialization,...

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A pragmatic approach for establishing natural resource damage assessment baseline

Denise Kay,
Denise Kay, PhD

Establishing an ecological baseline for restoration and natural resource damage assessment from a spill event can be very different from establishing a baseline for a CERCLA site. OBG’s Denise Kay, PhD recently discussed these differences, as well as the benefits of using a pragmatic approach, at the Law Seminars In...

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Innovative approaches for lagoon closure and capping

David Farber,
Chemical manufacturer, North Carolina

As the need arises to close aging or inactive sludge lagoons, industrial and municipal facility owners are continually looking for economical, alternative approaches to traditional sludge solidification or dewatering and off-site disposal. Simultaneously, compliance with state and federal regulations and protection of human health and the environment must also be...

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2017 SAME NJ Post PFAS Seminar

John Newsted, PhD presents at the SAME NJ Post PFAS Seminar

OBG recently sponsored and participated in the 2017 SAME NJ Post PFASs - Proactive Approaches Seminar on September 14, 2017 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Trenton, New Jersey. John Newsted, PhD, a Senior Scientist at NRT, an OBG company, discussed fish as a source of PFAS contamination. View the presentation: Fish...

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