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iEnvi offers a 24 hour site reporting service backed by highly qualified scientists and reporters from across the globe. iEnvi recently provided a preliminary site investigation and groundwater monitoring reports for a petrol station redevelopment on an extremely tight deadline.

Underground petroleum storage systems (UPSS) can be a big headache when trying to sell or develop property. UPSS can leak into the surrounding soil and groundwater, polluting the environment and endangering human and animal health. Thorough UPSS investigation and detailed reporting is necessary to proceed with sales or redevelopments. A family run restaurant in the

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iEnvi can conduct preliminary site investigations and soil sampling anywhere in Australia. Recently we undertook such work in South Australia, for a developer who required fast turnaround on preliminary site investigations and soil sampling for two potential housing developments.

iEnvi can conduct preliminary site investigations and soil sampling anywhere in Australia with local expertise and support of professionals globally to ensure quick delivery and 24 hour reporting service. Recently we undertook such work for a property developer near Adelaide, South Australia, who required fast turnaround on two simultaneous preliminary site investigations and soil sampling

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The NSW Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated the Contaminated Land Management Compliance Statement in July 2018. The purpose of this update was to set out specific powers and tools that the EPA can use to enforce compliance with the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997. Let’s take a closer look at those powers and tools. The

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BEWARE: Sometimes excavated natural material (ENM) or virgin excavated natural material (VENM) classification and reporting isn’t done right, or it is done correctly but other soil is picked up by contractors. This can result in potentially contaminated soil being used as clean fill on development sites. iEnvi staff were engaged as part of a team

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iEnvi offers a 24 hour site reporting service backed by highly qualified scientists and reporters from across the globe. iEnvi recently provided a preliminary site investigation and groundwater monitoring reports for a petrol station redevelopment on an extremely tight deadline.

iEnvi came to the rescue and provided a ridiculously fast and thorough preliminary site investigation and groundwater monitoring reports for a petrol station redevelopment site on a tight deadline to meet settlement dates. These site reports were required as environmental due diligence for financing an expansion of the successful petrol station, including acqusition of the surrounding

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One uncertainty regarding per‐ and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is the total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA). TOPA aims to detect PFAS precursor compounds by oxidising samples to see whether or not they develop into regulated (and easier to detect) PFAS compounds – indicative of whether there are regulated PFAS compounds at a site that might later emerge

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The Queensland government is introducing a $70 per tonne (and up to $150 per tonne for highly contaminated materials) waste levy to discourage both state and interstate companies from sending their rubbish to the state’s landfills. The QLD waste levy, effective from 1 January 2019, will bring Queensland into line with other states who charge waste

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Construction environmental management plans (CEMP) are basically the who, what, when and where of on-site environmental management during construction activities. They explain how potential environmental harm will be mitigated during a construction project by analysing possible environmental harm scenarios that could occur and setting out plans to avoid and minimise negative environmental impacts. When undertaking

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Dense nonaqueous phase liquids (DNAPL) are a group of halogenated semi-volatiles, non-halogenated semi-volatiles, and halogenated volatiles with a greater density than water. These contaminants are found at hazardous waste sites where chlorinated solvents, wood preserving wastes, coal tars, and pesticides have been used. DNAPL are present in immiscible hydrocarbon phase and often are difficult to

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